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Meaning of GALA

Pronunciation:  'geylu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a gay festivity

GALA is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: blowout, gala affair, jamboree
 See Also: celebration, festivity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ga"la\, n. [F. gala show, pomp, fr. It. gala finery, gala;
of German origin. See {Gallant}.]
Pomp, show, or festivity. --Macaulay.

{Gala day}, a day of mirth and festivity; a holiday.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ball, banquet, blowout, carnival, celebration, celebratory, cheerful, cheery, convivial, do, event, fair, feast, festal, festival, festive, festive occasion, festivity, fete, field day, fiesta, gala affair, gala day, gay, gladsome, gleeful, great doings, happening, happy, high jinks, hilarious, holiday, holy day, jamboree, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, kermis, Mardi Gras, merry, merrymaking, occasion, on the loose, pageant, party, picnic, red-letter day, Saturnalia, waygoose, wayzgoose