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Synonyms for festive
ˈfɛs tɪvfes·tive

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. festive

    Synonyms:
    convivial, jovial, gay, merry

    Antonyms:
    solitary, deserted, ascetic, gloomy

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. festiveadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.7 / 6 votes

  1. festiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    festal, convivial, festival

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "festive":

    holiday, festival, celebratory, bustling, joyous

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How to use festive in a sentence?

  1. Joanne Kwong:

    At this point in my life, I’m a little more superstitious, it doesn’t hurt, and it’s lovely to hold onto your culture. And the underwear thing is a funny and festive thing to do.

  2. Cyndi Ramirez:

    I think a lot of people who are not huge nail art loyalists find joy in being a little festive through press-ons, it takes the edge off of having to cipher through Pinterest or Instagram for inspo and then getting frustrated at the nail salon because they do n’t come out how you ’d expect. Plus they’re more affordable and you can pretty much guarantee they ’ll look great on you !

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    We have gathered here, in fact, for a festive event, but I know – just now I was listening to the country’s top military leadership – that right at this moment, there is a battle going on on our historical borders for our people, it is being led by the same courageous fighters who are now standing next to us here. They fight heroically, courageously, bravely. We are proud of them. We are proud, so three cheers in their honor!

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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