plural of cavalcade
1
as in fleets
a group of vehicles traveling together or under one management the longest cavalcade of floats in the history of the parade

Synonyms & Similar Words

Relevance
2
as in pageants
a staged presentation often with music that consists of a procession of narrated or enacted scenes a cavalcade presenting major events in the town's history

Synonyms & Similar Words

Thesaurus Entries Near cavalcades

Cite this Entry

“Cavalcades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cavalcades. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

More from Merriam-Webster on cavalcades

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ