What does the word festive mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining or suited to a feast; gay. See FEAST.

Usage examples for festive

  1. Monday, October 5th, the night before the city emptied itself of non- combatants, was almost a festive occasion at the St. Antoine. – The Log of a Noncombatant by Horace Green
  2. It was astonishing what a festive air the red imparted to the sombre green. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White