noun plural -vos or -vi (Italian -vi)

a highly distinguished male singer

Word Origin for divo

C21: Italian, masculine form of diva
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Examples from the Web for divo

Historical Examples of divo

  • He is the divo that makes all the music you hear on instruments—on harps and violins and pianos.

    My Friend Prospero

    Henry Harland

  • Lordy, well, the deed's done—an' I reckon he'll threaten to divo'ce me when he sees it—till he reads the inscription.

  • "There's others wanted a divo'ce," said Ariela, speaking to the wooden stool.


    O. Henry

  • Divo Pan is the divo who makes all the music that you hear out of doors,—the music of the wind and the water and the bird-songs.

    My Friend Prospero

    Henry Harland

  • "Divo—Pan," said Annunziata, dividing the word in two, and always with an air of excessive caution.

    My Friend Prospero

    Henry Harland