- a celebrated female opera singer.；a famous female singer of popular music
noun: diva, plural noun: divas
- 1. a celebrated female opera singer.
- ▪ a famous female singer of popular music a pop diva
- ▪ a self-important person who is temperamental and difficult to please (typically used of a woman) she is much more the dedicated maverick than the petulant diva
- a famous female opera singer: your average opera isn't over till the diva trills her high notes
Oxford American Dictionary