Definitions for valedictoryˌvæl ɪˈdɪk tə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valediction, valedictory address, valedictory oration, valedictory(adj)

    a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)

  2. valedictory(adj)

    of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell

    "a valedictory address"; "valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course"; "a suitable valedictory gesture"

  3. valedictory(adj)

    of a speech expressing leave-taking

    "a valedictory address"


  1. valedictory(Noun)

    A speech given by a valedictorian at a graduation or commencement ceremony.

  2. valedictory(Noun)

    A farewell or parting address.

  3. valedictory(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, a valedictorian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valedictory(adj)

    bidding farewell; suitable or designed for an occasion of leave-taking; as, a valedictory oration

  2. Valedictory(noun)

    a valedictory oration or address spoken at commencement in American colleges or seminaries by one of the graduating class, usually by the leading scholar

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