Definition of jamboree
1a : a large festive gatheringb : a national or international camping assembly of Boy Scouts
2 : a long mixed program of entertainment
3 : a noisy or unrestrained carouse
Examples of jamboree in a Sentence
he was a bit remorseful when he returned to the farm after his jamboree in town
Recent Examples of jamboree from the Web
That projects to 56 for 162 games, and 50 was sort of the new 60 before the juicers' jamboree began.
Clair Hall, ERfC's executive director, said the jamboree allowed children to learn about Frisbee golf and ways to stay physically active.
In addition to the ECKC, the WIAA is hosting a volleyball jamboree at Mercer Island High on Sept. 1.
Imagine if the NCAA began the baseball postseason with a pair of jamborees in which teams leading after three innings advance?
The clever brainchild of the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia (GSHG) council, QuestFest has the makings of a classic scouting jamboree meets massive scavenger hunt set in the social media age.
The club raises funds through T-shirt sales, business sponsorships, jamborees and a car wash.
On another screen my 7-year-old daughter now has enough friends for a Shire-like jamboree.
Both victorious cities promise a year-round jamboree of arts, spectacles and community events.
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Origin and Etymology of jamboree
First Known Use: 1861See Words from the same year
JAMBOREE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jamboree for English Language Learners
: a large party or celebration with music and entertainment
: a large gathering of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts
JAMBOREE Defined for Kids
Definition of jamboree for Students
1 : a large party or celebration
2 : a national or international camping assembly of Boy Scouts
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