celebratory

celebratory
cel|e|bra|to|ry [ˌselıˈbreıtəri US ˈseləbrəto:ri] adj [only before noun]
done in order to celebrate a particular event or occasion
Join us for a celebratory drink in the bar.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • celebratory — [[t]se̱ləbre͟ɪtəri, AM se̱lɪbrətɔːri[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A celebratory meal, drink, or other activity takes place to celebrate something such as a birthday, anniversary, or victory. That night she, Nicholson and the crew had a celebratory dinner …   English dictionary

  • celebratory — adj. Celebratory is used with these nouns: ↑dinner, ↑drink, ↑feast, ↑gunfire, ↑lunch, ↑mood …   Collocations dictionary

  • celebratory — cel|e|bra|to|ry [ sə lebrə,tɔri, seləbrə,tɔri, British ,selə breıt(ə)ri ] adjective a celebratory meal, drink, etc. is one that you have in order to celebrate a special event …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • celebratory — adjective (only before noun) done in order to celebrate a particular event or occasion: Join us for a celebratory drink in the bar …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • celebratory — UK [ˌseləˈbreɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [səˈlebrəˌtɔrɪ] adjective a celebratory meal, drink etc is one that you have in order to celebrate a special event …   English dictionary

  • celebratory — ce•leb•ra•to•ry [[t]səˈlɛb rəˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. cvb serving or intended to celebrate: a celebratory feast[/ex] • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • celebratory — celebrate ► VERB 1) mark (a significant occasion) with an enjoyable activity. 2) engage in festivities to mark a significant occasion. 3) honour or praise publicly. 4) perform (a religious ceremony), in particular officiate at (the Eucharist).… …   English terms dictionary

  • Celebratory gunfire — is the shooting of a firearm into the air in celebration. It is culturally accepted in the Balkans, the Middle East, South Asian regions like India, Pakistan and Afganistan and in Latin American regions like Puerto Rico as well as some areas of… …   Wikipedia

  • celebratory — adjective see celebrate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • celebratory — See celebration. * * * …   Universalium

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