[pav-uh-rot-ee; Italian pah-vah-rawt-tee]
  1. Lu·cia·no [loo-chee-ah-noh; Italian loo-chah-naw] /ˌlu tʃiˈɑ noʊ; Italian luˈtʃɑ nɔ/, 1935–2007, Italian operatic tenor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for pavarotti

Contemporary Examples of pavarotti

  • Beck may not be the first repentant Republican, but he is certainly the most operatic, a kind of comic Pavarotti of the right.

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    Conservatives, Fired Up

    Christopher Buckley

    February 21, 2010

  • First we had Paul Potts, the chubby opera singer with the wonky teeth, dodgy suit, and voice like Pavarotti.

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    How Susan Boyle's Rival Won Me Over

    Piers Morgan

    April 22, 2009

British Dictionary definitions for pavarotti


  1. Luciano 1935–2007, Italian operatic tenor, specializing in works by Verdi and Puccini
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