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virtuosa

[ vur-choo-oh-suh ]

noun

  1. a female virtuoso; a woman with exceptional talent or skill, especially in music.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of virtuosa1

First recorded in 1670–80; from Italian virtuosa, feminine of virtuoso; virtuoso ( def ), virtuous ( def )

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Example Sentences

In her dual rle of wife and virtuosa she was the first to secure proper recognition for her husband's genius.

You would be very pleased with his playing; yet Clara is a greater virtuosa than even he.

Mademoiselle Lamande is, without question, the virtuosa the most spirituelle, the most troublante of our epoch.'

He had enjoyed lessons from Teresa Carreño, but the beautiful Venezuelan was not then the virtuosa of to-day.

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