: of, relating to, or suitable for a feast or festival <a festive occasion>
— fes·tive·ly adverb
— fes·tive·ness noun
Examples of FESTIVE
- The house looks very festive during the holidays.
- She was in a festive mood.
- The reunion will be a festive occasion.
Origin of FESTIVE
First Known Use: 1613
Related to FESTIVE
- blithesome, merry, gay, gleeful, jocose, jocular, jocund, jolly, jovial, laughing, mirthful, sunny
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