Part of speech:
An involved scheme; a charade.
A beer-drinking festival held in Munich, Germany, in the fall
Merrymaking; gaiety; joyful celebration
Fun; conviviality; festivity
A time or day of feasting or celebration; esp., a periodic religious celebration
An elaborate party.
The act or an instance of celebrating
A period of uninhibited activity
A lively party or game
The period of greatest popularity, success, or power; prime.
A national or international assembly of Boy Scouts
(Jewish History) A year-long celebration held every fifty years in which all bondmen were freed, mortgaged lands were restored to the original owners, and land was left fallow: Lev. 25:8-17
Any period or occasion of unrestrained, often orgiastic, revelry
Uncontrolled or immoderate indulgence in an activity:
A fashionable gathering.
Shrove Tuesday, celebrated as a holiday in many places with carnivals, masquerade balls, and parades of costumed merrymakers.
In ancient Rome, holidays or festivals
An event, usually for the benefit of a charity or public institution, including entertainment and the sale of goods; a bazaar:
A diversion or spectacle that is incidental to a larger set of circumstances or a bigger issue of concern.
A statement or rhetorical discourse intended to give information about or an explanation of difficult material.
Like a carnival, as in being excessive, disordered, chaotic, surreal, vital, etc.
Of, for, or suited to a feast or festival
One who works with a carnival.
A celebration or party.
(Brit.) An amusement park or carnival with rides, games, sideshows, etc.
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