AskDefine | Define convivial

Dictionary Definition

convivial adj : occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company; "a convivial atmosphere at the reunion"; "a woman of convivial nature"; "he was a real good-time Charlie" [syn: good-time]

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English

Etymology

From convīvium (a feast)

Adjective

  1. Of or relating to a feast or entertainment, or to eating and drinking, with accompanying festivity; festive; social; gay; jovial.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

boon, companionable, festal, festive, free and easy, gala, gay, gladsome, hail-fellow-well-met, hearty, hilarious, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, lively, merry, merrymaking, on the loose, sociable, vivacious
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