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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. Tayyip Erdogan:

    I wish May 1 to be celebrated in a festive mood without provocations.

  2. Rachel Gurk:

    Margaritas shouldn’t be only for sunny days and beaches! This fun twist on a classic margarita makes it perfect for fall and winter days, garnish with a few fresh cranberries for a super festive beverage!

  3. Getty Images:

    More than 80 percent of the participants supported the holding of New Year's events and the festive decoration of the city, at the same time, 29 percent spoke in favor of the usual format of the celebration, and 52 percent suggested this time to refrain from mass street concerts.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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