prima donna

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prima donna

a female operatic star; diva
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Architects can help a little in all such areas, but only if they forget their prima-donna role and learn from the poor, who can be (far from always) remarkably ingenious and inventive with the slender resources they can command.
Anyone who thinks she's a prima-donna who'll find raising a child difficult forgets that she's done a wonderful job with another emotionally demanding baby these past few years.
But she's no prima-donna actress - the girl certainly knows how to rock.
American star Jessica also put the boot into Christina Aguilera, claiming she's a stuck-up prima-donna.