Pronunciation: (op"u-rat'ik),[key] —adj. 1. of or pertaining to opera: operatic music. 2. resembling or suitable for opera: a voice of operatic caliber.
—n. Usually, operatics.(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a. the technique or method of producing or staging operas.
b. exaggerated or melodramatic behavior, often thought to be characteristic of operatic acting.