what is "prime madonna"?

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I don't know whether i spell the words right.
I just heard these words from some english songs and wondered what these words mean.
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alan said:
I don't know whether i spell the words right.
I just heard these words from some english songs and wondered what these words mean.
thank you for answering :)

It is likely prima donna.

prima donna (prē'mə, prĭm'ə)
n.
The leading woman soloist in an opera company.
A temperamental, conceited person.
[Italian : prima, feminine of primo, first + donna, lady.]


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I think i can catch what you've answered.
This is my first time to write here,and I'm really happy about your help.
:)
 

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alan said:
I think i can catch what you've answered.
This is my first time to write here,and I'm really happy about your help.
:)

You're very welcome. We are here to help you with any and all English problems. When someone other than a real prima donna is called a prima donna, it is a negative comment. It means that they are behaving like they are better than everybody else. :wink:
 
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