from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A woman who improvises.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun See
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- noun female
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'An "improvisatrice,"' the young man whispered quickly.
Italy was to be crowned at the Capitol: Corinne -- poet, writer, improvisatrice, and one of the most beautiful women in Rome.
Maddelena Morelli, who was famed as an improvisatrice under the name of
But now the tones of the improvisatrice are low and quiet, and her motions assert the dignity of a life nobly lived.
She added, however, to the gifts of an improvisatrice something infinitely higher and deeper.
But Dama Margherita, still in her trance of song, waved them to quiet again as they stood grouped about the Queen, in the very mood of the closing scene, creating an atmosphere of restrained passion, through which the voice of the improvisatrice throbbed and pulsated like their own hear-beats.
"Il improvisatrice," was she styled by her admiring associates, whom she amused by the hour with her extemporary effusions of rhyme.
Suddenly the indignant cries of the whole listening company mingled in confusion with the inspired voice of the improvisatrice and the descriptive music of the lutes.
An extraordinary account appeared a short time back in a well known Scotch magazine, of a female improvisatrice, which may have met your notice.
He inquired the cause and learned that the most celebrated woman in Italy would that morning be crowned at the capital -- Corinne, the poetess and improvisatrice, one of the loveliest women of Rome.