Comic Opera

Entertainment / Literature / Comic Opera: An outgrowth of the eighteenth-century ballad operas, in which new or original music is composed specially for the lyrics. (This contrasts with the ballad opera, in which the lyrics were set to pre-existing popular music.)

Other Words for Comic

Comic Adjective Synonyms: funny, droll, comical, humorous, hilarious, side-splitting, mirthful, jocose, jocular, witty, waggish, clever, facetious, amusing
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Ballad Opera

Entertainment / Literature / Ballad Opera: An eighteenth-century comic drama featuring lyrics set to existing popular tunes. The term originated to describe John Gay's The Beggar's Opera of 1728. MORE

Opera Buffa

Entertainment / Music / Opera Buffa: Italian comic opera, sung throughout. MORE

Operating Expenses

Business / Finance / Operating Expenses: All expenses related to the ongoing operations of a company, including research and development, sales and marketing, and administrative expenses. Any costs directly attributable to producing goods or MORE

Operating Budget

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Operating Budget: A detailed projection of all projected income and expenses during a specified future period. MORE

Operating Cycle

Business / Finance / Operating Cycle: The average time between the acquisition of materials or services and the final cash realization from that acquisition. MORE

Operating Exposure

Business / Finance / Operating Exposure: Degree to which exchange rate changes, in combination with price changes, will alter a company's future operating cash flows. MORE

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