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Definitions and Synonyms of festival | Another word for festival | What is festival?

Definition 1: an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where festival or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a drama festival

Synonyms for festival in the sense of this definition

(festival is a kind of ...) any joyous diversion

(... is a kind of festival ) an orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn

(... is a kind of festival ) an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer

(... is a kind of festival ) a festival featuring African-American culture; celebrated between Christmas and New Year

(... is a kind of festival ) a festival that features performances by jazz artists

(... is a kind of festival ) a cinematic festival that features films (usually films produced during the past year)

(... is a kind of festival ) any of several annual Welsh festivals involving artistic competitions (especially in singing)

(... is a kind of festival ) an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)

(... is a kind of festival ) a festival marked by merrymaking and processions

(... is a kind of festival ) a festival held at the time sheep are normally sheared

Definition 2: a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration - [noun denoting time]

(festival is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(... is a kind of festival ) a festival having religious significance

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