from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Festivity; revelry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A scene, occasion, or act of merriment, mirth, or festivity; a carouse; merrymaking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun colloq. A merrymaking; noisy festivity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A merrymaking; noisy festivity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity


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  • -- But wait till I tell you, he said. We had a midnight lunch too after all the jollification and when we sallied forth it was blue o'clock the morning after the night before.

    Joyce, Ulysses, 10

    January 7, 2007