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Meaning of FESTIVAL

Pronunciation:  'festuvul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place); "a drama festival"
  2. [n]  a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration

FESTIVAL is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fete
 See Also: Bacchanalia, carnival, celebration, church festival, Dionysia, eisteddfod, festivity, film festival, jazz festival, Kwanza, Kwanzaa, period, period of time, religious festival, Saturnalia, sheepshearing, time period



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fes"ti*val\, a. [OF. festival, fr. L. festivum festive
jollity, fr. festivus festive, gay. See {Festive}.]
Pertaining to a fest; festive; festal; appropriate to a
festival; joyous; mirthful.

      I cannot woo in festival terms.          --Shak.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are at festival means indifference to the cold realities of life and you are acting to old before you time. You will never want, but will be largely dependent on others.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: anniversary, banquet, birthday, blowout, carnival, celebration, commemoration, do, entertainment, fair, feast, festive occasion, festivity, fete, field day, fiesta, gala, gala affair, gala day, great doings, high jinks, holiday, holy day, jamboree, kermis, Mardi Gras, party, picnic, red-letter day, Saturnalia, waygoose, wayzgoose