Meaning of prima donna
Pronunciation: (prē"mu don'u, prim"uIt.prē'mä dôn'nä), [key]
— pl. pri•ma don•nas, pri•me don•ne
- a first or principal female singer of an opera company.
- a temperamental person; a person who takes adulation and privileged treatment as a right and reacts with petulance to criticism or inconvenience.