- The definition of festive refers to something for a party or cheerful and celebratory.
An example of a festive occasion is a parade.
- of, for, or suited to a feast or festival
- merry; joyous
Origin of festiveClassical Latin festivus ; from festum: see feast
- Of, relating to, or appropriate for a feast or festival.
- Merry; joyous: a festive party.
Origin of festiveLatin fēstīvus, from fēstus; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more festive, superlative most festive)