- ADJ: usu ADJ nA 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.
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celebratory — adj. Celebratory is used with these nouns: ↑dinner, ↑drink, ↑feast, ↑gunfire, ↑lunch, ↑mood … Collocations dictionary
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
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 — adjective see celebrate … New Collegiate Dictionary
celebratory — See celebration. * * * … Universalium
celebratory — adjective That forms part of a celebration … Wiktionary