said or done at parting, by way of farewell; uttered as a valediction
Origin of valedictory; from Classical Latin valedictus (see valediction) + -ory
a farewell speech, esp. one delivered at a graduation ceremony
A closing or farewell statement or address, especially one delivered at graduation exercises.
Of, relating to, or expressing a valedictory.
- Of, or pertaining to, a valedictorian.
- Bidding farewell; suitable or designed for an occasion of leave-taking.
- a valedictory oration