noun, plural o·pé·ra bouffes, o·pé·ras bouffe, French o·pé·ras bouffes [aw-pey-ra boof] /ɔ peɪ ra ˈbuf/.
Origin of opéra bouffe
Examples from the Web for opera bouffe
The marchale announced that she was going to the Opera-Bouffe.The Red and the Black|Stendhal
Offenbach, of opera-bouffe notoriety, almost lived on coffee while creating his dainty aerial music.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow|Maturin Murray Ballou
Their performances were conducted in the Spanish language, and their specialty was opera-bouffe.Curiosities of the American Stage|Laurence Hutton
To-day a drama, next week a comedy, opera-bouffe the week after.Jonathan and His Continent|Max O'Rell
So the night wore on, with more songs and duets from opera and opera-bouffe.Mount Royal, Volume 3 of 3|Mary Elizabeth Braddon