convivial convivial  /kən ˈvɪ vi əl/


  • (adj) occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company


  1. Doris liked the getaway as it was convivial without being loud and intimate without being intrusive.
  2. The college administrations are trying hard to woo students by creating a convivial atmosphere in the campuses.
  3. The twentyfifth Reuion had convivial atmosphere and a lot to cheer about.


  • The Muslim Brotherhood's Dramatic Fall in Egypt

    Early on, Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood cohorts made all the right noises. In April 2012, as Egypt was preparing for its first elections since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, leading Muslim Brotherhood figures -- including the Islamist political group's chief strategist, Khairat el-Shater -- held convivial conversations with a visiting delegation of U.S. lawmakers. As one member of that ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News


  1. Keeping promises: "Many will recall his convivial nature, his humor, his thoughtfulness. We will praise as his greatest strength the integrity of his word. When he made a promise to you, he kept it, no matter what," Republican Senator John...
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: John McCain Source: Reuters Blogs (blog)

  2. "I have just had a very, very convivial chat to all and sundry in there," Newman replied when asked about the matter.
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Sam Newman Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Listen," Miller says, "I've been a Marlboro-Man sardonic outlaw for so many years, I was enamored of anybody coming to me and pitching me an idea to be a more convivial, This Is Your Life, Ralph Edwards type, that I sucked it up like a sponge. It...
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: Dennis Miller Source: Houston Chronicle

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