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Synonyms for festive
ˈfɛs tɪvfes·tive

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. festive

    Synonyms:
    convivial, jovial, gay, merry

    Antonyms:
    solitary, deserted, ascetic, gloomy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gay, festal, festive, merryadjective

    offering fun and gaiety

    "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"

    Synonyms:
    spanking, festal, jocund, jovial, brave, rattling, braw, zippy, sunny, lively, gay, cheery, mirthful, merry, homophile(a), snappy, brisk, alert, jolly

    Antonyms:
    joyless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. festiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    convivial, jovial, joyous, gay, merry, mirthful, festal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. festiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    festal, convivial, festival

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "festive":

    holiday, festival, celebratory, bustling, joyous

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How to use festive in a sentence?

  1. Phillip Futures:

    Prices seem adamant on staying above support levels, and it seems they will hold for this festive season, normally, positive stockpile data of this magnitude would surely have broken support levels. However, it seems there is not enough downward pressure to keep prices down.

  2. Erica Long:

    We never miss an election, we like to go to our polling place and see our neighbors. It feels sort of festive.

  3. Padma Lakshmi:

    I first had this festive and delicious Iberian specialty when I was living and writing about food there years ago, since then, it's remained one of my favorites.

  4. Yoshiie Horii:

    Japanese are in a festive mood, with the new imperial era beginning and the 10-day break, we think this holiday will spur consumer spending.

  5. Ernest Bai Koroma:

    This is the festive season where Sierra Leoneans often celebrate with families in a flamboyant and joyous manner but all must be reminded that our country is at war with a vicious enemy.

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