Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Used to or fond of festival occasions.

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  • adjective Wont to or fond of festive occasions.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of a feast; festive.

Etymologies

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From Middle English festlich, equivalent to feast +‎ -ly. Cognate with Dutch feestelijk ("festive"), German festlich ("festive, solemn"), Danish and Swedish festlig ("festive, solemn").

Examples

  • Dara insisted that their Samaritan act should be repaid with a feastly dinner.

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  • Dara insisted that their Samaritan act should be repaid with a feastly dinner.

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