Definitions for pageantˈpædʒ ənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pageant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pageant, pageantry(noun)

    an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes

  2. pageant, pageantry(noun)

    a rich and spectacular ceremony

Wiktionary

  1. pageant(Noun)

    An elaborate public display, especially a parade in historical or traditional costume.

  2. pageant(Noun)

    A spectacular ceremony.

  3. pageant(Noun)

    A beauty pageant.

  4. Origin: From pagina.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pageant(noun)

    a theatrical exhibition; a spectacle

  2. Pageant(noun)

    an elaborate exhibition devised for the entertainmeut of a distinguished personage, or of the public; a show, spectacle, or display

  3. Pageant(adj)

    of the nature of a pageant; spectacular

  4. Pageant(verb)

    to exhibit in show; to represent; to mimic

  5. Origin: [OE. pagent, pagen, originally, a movable scaffold or stage, hence, what was exhibited on it, fr. LL. pagina, akin to pangere to fasten; cf. L. pagina page, leaf, slab, compaginare to join together, compages a joining together, structure. See Pact, Page of a book.]


Translations for pageant

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  • muestra, espectáculoSpanish
  • cortège, spectacleFrench
  • esposizione, esibizione, mostra, spettacolo pubblico, cerimonia, parataItalian
  • 野外劇Japanese

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