celebratory celebratory  /sə ˈlɛb rə ˌtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) used for celebrating

Usage(s):

  1. However, many of the perpetrators appeared unrepentant, posting cell phone videos of the violence on the Internet alongside celebratory messages.
  2. In Gaza, news of the seminary killing was greeted with celebratory gunfire, cars honking their horns, and people passing out candy in the streets.
  3. There he is, in the background of paintings, schoolbook illustrations, celebratory films.

News

  1. Principal: Retirement flash mob 'meant everything'

    The end of the school year has teachers and students everywhere singing in the streets, but one retiring middle school principal in Mass. got a particularly celebratory send-off when his students surprised him with an epic flash mob.Hingham Middle School principal Roger Boddie is retiring at the end of the summer, after 36 years of being an educator. And to say goodbye, students and teachers ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. 50 Plus Zone Anniversary Party

    Members of the 50 Plus Zone held a celebratory event Wednesday for their 15 15th Anniversary. The anniversary party kicked off at 11:00 a.m. in the 50 Plus Zone Ballroom. The King of Rock served as entertainment for the event.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Newschannel 6 Wichita Falls

  3. Eighth Annual Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow Is Ready to Roll (Videos)

    It’s pow wow time again! After eight years of celebratory dance, song, and drumming, this year’s Eighth Annual Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow will explode in another weekend of...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Indian Country Today

Quotes

  1. Van der Sloot, who was re-arrested last month in the Netherlands where he attends college and held for several days, was with his family in Aruba on Tuesday enjoying "a celebratory family event," Tacopina said.
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Joe Tacopina Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We must redirect our efforts from the really celebratory event of the nomination of president and vice president of our party to acting as all Americans," McCain told reporters.
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  3. "My gift to my mother is to dance ...... with her spirit," Gibbons said, adding that her mom, who's in the late stages of Alzheimer's disease, "loved the whole celebratory nature of dance."
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Leeza Gibbons Source: Washington Post

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