Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: prima
IPA transcription: [pɹ'imə]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)
    Meaning: indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Prima
    Meaning: used primarily as eating apples
Usage examples
  • One night we went to the opera to hear a celebrated prima donna.
  • It would seldom benefit a musician to be appointed admiral or a housemaid to become a prima donna.
  • Prima facie, everything is sensation that comes to us through the senses: the sights we see, the sounds we hear, the smells we smell, and so on; also such things as headache or the feeling of muscular strain.