festal

adjective
fes·​tal | \ ˈfe-stᵊl How to pronounce festal (audio) \

Definition of festal

: of or relating to a feast or festival : festive

Other Words from festal

festally \ ˈfe-​stᵊl-​ē How to pronounce festally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of festal

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for festal

Latin festum

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“Festal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/festal. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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