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Definition of Festive

Festive

  1. Pertaining to, or becoming, a feast; festal; joyous; gay; mirthful; sportive.

Festive Quotations

When I cook for my family on Christmas, I make feijoada, a South American dish of roasted and smoked meats like ham, pork, beef, lamb, and bacon - all served with black beans and rice. It's festive but different.
Maya Angelou

November is auspicious in so many parts of the country: the rice harvest is already in, the weather starts to cool, and the festive glow which precedes Christmas has began to brighten the landscape.
F. Sionil Jose

Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful, but not in a cute, festive way. More in a life-threatening way, that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
Anne Lamott

I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual.
Bobby Flay

When you recognize the festive and the still moments as moments of prayer, then you gradually realize that to pray is to live.
Henri Nouwen
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Festive Translations

festive in Norwegian is festlig
festive in Spanish is festivo
festive in Swedish is festlig
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