celebratory

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

celebrate +‎ -ory

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛləbɹəˌtɔːɹi/, IPA(key): /ˌsɛlɪˈbreitəri/

AdjectiveEdit

celebratory (comparative more celebratory, superlative most celebratory)

  1. Having the manner of, or forming part of, a celebration.
    • 2012 May 13, Alistair Magowan, “Sunderland 0-1 Man Utd”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      But, with United fans in celebratory mood as it appeared their team might snatch glory, they faced an anxious wait as City equalised in stoppage time.

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