Is this going to be a comic-opera, and are we taking part as stage peasants, or really working?
Jim felt that the Government had buncoed him into this comic-opera chorus.
The most pleasing set of youths that I ever met were the members of a comic-opera troupe.
She had been first a comic-opera singer, and later had earned good money by giving singing lessons.
One is reminded of some comic-opera topsyturvyism when the judge tries in vain to get off the bench and be appointed constable.
You almost expect to see a chorus of comic-opera brigands or a bevy of stage milkmaids come trooping out of the wings any minute.
The lady hummed a comic-opera air; that voice was certainly familiar to me.
Zanzibar is an "Arabian Nights" city, a comic-opera capital, a most difficult city to take seriously.
American comic-opera in those countries; can you imagine it?
Frohman said to him that he heard that there was much money in the comic-opera end of the business.