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Definition of "burletta" [bur•let•ta]

  • A comic operetta; a musical farce. (noun)

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Use "burletta" in a sentence
  • ""burletta," or to touch a note upon the piano, now and then, in the course of a performance, so as to justify its claim to be a musical entertainment; all subterfuges of this kind ceased."
  • "Suppose me, for once, a burletta projector, Who attempts a mock musical scrap of a lecture."
  • "Oliver Twist: a serio-comic burletta, in three acts."