Friends·​giv·​ing | \ fren(d)z-ˈgi-viŋ How to pronounce Friendsgiving (audio) also ˈfren(d)z-ˌgi- \
plural Friendsgivings

Definition of Friendsgiving

US, informal
: a celebration or meal shared among friends on or near Thanksgiving Day "Yes, I do celebrate Friendsgiving!" Brandon Foster happily declared.— Hannah Kramer Many Friendsgivings are held on the weekends before or after the fourth Thursday in November, so some brave souls go home for the traditional holiday and travel somewhere else for Friendsgiving.— Pete Wells

First Known Use of Friendsgiving

2007, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Friendsgiving

friends, plural of friend entry 1 + (thanks)giving

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27 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Friendsgiving.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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