gay, festal, festive, merry(adj)
offering fun and gaiety
"a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
Having the atmosphere, decoration, or attitude of a festival, holiday, or celebration.
The room was decked out in festive streamers, with flowers everywhere.
In the mood to celebrate.
Please put the Christmas decorations away, I'm really not in a festive mood.
pertaining to, or becoming, a feast; festal; joyous; gay; mirthful; sportive
Origin: [L. festivus, fr. festum holiday, feast. See feast, and cf. Festivous.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fes′tiv, adj. festal: mirthful.—n. Fes′tival, a joyful celebration: a feast.—adv. Fes′tively.—n. Festiv′ity, social mirth: joyfulness: gaiety.—adj. Fes′tivous, festive. [L. festivus—festus.]
The numerical value of festive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of festive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of festive in a Sentence
The light teaches you to convert life into a festive promenade.
I wish May 1 to be celebrated in a festive mood without provocations.
The reality is that no class of people who celebrate the festive occasion with so great fervour as the lower middle mass.
Japanese are in a festive mood, with the new imperial era beginning and the 10-day break, we think this holiday will spur consumer spending.
The foreign participation is low, expecting a federal rate hike, while local participation was low due to the festive season and the ongoing investigations.
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