• (RP) IPA: /ˈdɹɑːmə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈdɹɑmə/
  • (Canada, Scotland) IPA: /ˈdɹæmə/

drama (uncountable)

  1. A composition, normally in prose, telling a story and intended to be represented by actors impersonating the characters and speaking the dialogue
  2. Such a work for television, radio or the cinema (usually one that is not a comedy)
  3. Theatrical plays in general
  4. A situation in real life that has the characteristics of such a theatrical play
  5. (slang) Rumor, lying or exaggerated reaction to life events; melodrama; an angry dispute or scene; a situation made more complicated or worse than it should be; intrigue or spiteful interpersonal maneuvering.
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  • Portuguese: drama
  • Russian: дра́ма
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Proper noun
  1. A town in Greece.

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