an opera (1887) with music by Giuseppe Verdi and a libretto by Arrigo Boito based on Shakespeare's Othello.
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How to use Otello in a sentence
The next day, when Mammy Otello came, she seemed rather inclined to scold Bill for running away.Sunshine Bill | W H G Kingston
Mammy Otello gave Bill an affectionate embrace, as he wished her good-bye, an honour she did not bestow on the rest of the party.Sunshine Bill | W H G Kingston
Verdi chose him to sing in Otello against the advice of several friends, saying: "He has more brain than any five singers I know."Great Singers on the Art of Singing | James Francis Cooke
Was the musical taste in this country such, for instance, fifty years ago, that opera-frequenters would have relished even Otello?Verdi: Man and Musician | Frederick James Crowest
Otello, a lyric drama in four acts, with a book by Arrigo Boito, proved the second of the composer's matured period works.Verdi: Man and Musician | Frederick James Crowest