English version

festive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfestivefes‧tive /ˈfestΙͺv/ adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HAPPYlooking or feeling bright and cheerful in a way that seems suitable for celebrating something πŸ”Š The atmosphere was festive and jolly. πŸ”Š John was obviously in a festive mood.2 β†’ festive occasion3 β†’ the festive season/period/holiday4 [only before noun] relating to Christmas πŸ”Š festive cheer πŸ”Š festive gifts
Examples from the Corpus
festiveβ€’ The mood was happy and festive.β€’ If he added a bottle of wine, the occasion would be quite festive.β€’ It makes the festival compact and accessible and gives the entire city a festive air.β€’ Gearing up for the holidays, Matthes and crew are already contemplating the construction of several festive and regionally specific gingerbread houses.β€’ Some owned festive carts equipped with handles and huge aluminum wheels.β€’ Beautiful huge handmade ceramic pots add to the festive decor.β€’ Fondue is an easy and festive dish for a party.β€’ But the results of the Christmas consumer test will give new heart to anyone browned off by the festive ripoff syndrome.β€’ The most festive show in town.β€’ They've been coming here for over 60 years and even a recession won't spoil the festive spirit.festive moodβ€’ For the 1991 elections, the polling station in Lalmatia Girls High School had been in a festive mood.β€’ Richmond, you might say, is in festive mood, and the whole country can benefit from that.
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