[ pav-uh-rot-ee; Italian pah-vah-rawt-tee ]
/ ˌpæv əˈrɒt i; Italian ˌpɑ vɑˈrɔt ti /
Lu·cia·no [loo-chee-ah-noh; Italian loo-chah-naw] /ˌlu tʃiˈɑ noʊ; Italian luˈtʃɑ nɔ/, 1935–2007, Italian operatic tenor.
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Examples from the Web for pavarotti
Beck may not be the first repentant Republican, but he is certainly the most operatic, a kind of comic Pavarotti of the right.
First we had Paul Potts, the chubby opera singer with the wonky teeth, dodgy suit, and voice like Pavarotti.
British Dictionary definitions for pavarotti
/ (Italian pavaˈrɔti) /
Luciano 1935–2007, Italian operatic tenor, specializing in works by Verdi and Puccini
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