- the technique or method of producing or staging operas.
- exaggerated or melodramatic behavior, often thought to be characteristic of operatic acting.
Examples from the Web for operatic
“I like the concept of this operatic violence,” Holland says.
Martin Scorsese's Wolf of Wall Street is operatic in its unapologetic depravity.
So by now everyone knows that you hated Gatsby, “an operatic blunder,” as you called it.‘The Great Gatsby’ Debate: Is Baz Luhrmann’s Film Genius or Rubbish?|Marlow Stern, Isabel Wilkinson|May 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With some of it, Michelle is right and the other part is the operatic thing.
It was diving into the operatic headfirst and that may have been a mistake.
After finishing his operatic career he became a professor of singing at the Conservatoire.Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday|Henry C. Lahee
Is there any trace of such an operatic, lyrical, dancing peasantry in austere Scotland?
How much he owed to the careful training Martini was able to give, was seen in even his first attempts at operatic composition.The World's Great Men of Music|Harriette Brower
Susy Clemens went to Paris to cultivate her voice, a rare soprano, with a view to preparing for the operatic stage.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
It was evident that her right course was to go in for operatic singing, and this she did.A Girl Among the Anarchists|Isabel Meredith