AskDefine | Define festive

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festive adj : offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening" [syn: gala(a), gay, festal, merry]

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Adjective

festive
  1. Having the atmosphere, decoration, or attitude of a festival, holiday, or celebration.
    The room was decked out in festive streamers, with flowers everywhere.

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Italian

Adjective

festive p

Latin

Adverb

fēstīvē

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