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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Used to or fond of festival occasions.


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


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



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