Convivial meaning

kən-vĭv'ē-əl
Enjoying good company; sociable.
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Fond of eating, drinking, and good company; sociable; jovial.
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The definition of convivial is something or someone that is festive and good company.

An example of convivial is a person who is cheerful and who always makes you feel welcome.

An example of convivial is a party where everyone is friendly and welcoming.

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Characterized by merry celebrating; festive.

A convivial atmosphere at the reunion.

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Having to do with a feast or festive activity.
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Of or relating to a feast or entertainment, or to eating and drinking, with accompanying festivity; festive; social; gay; jovial.
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Origin of convivial

  • Late Latin convīviālis from Latin convīvium banquet com- com- vīvere to live gwei- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French convivial, from Latin convīvium (“a feast”), combined form of con (“together”) + vīvō (“to live”).
    From Wiktionary