verb (used with object), cel·e·brat·ed, cel·e·brat·ing.
verb (used without object), cel·e·brat·ed, cel·e·brat·ing.
- celebes sea,
- celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county, the,
Origin of celebrate
Examples from the Web for celebrator
In times of old, king Yayati was the celebrator of sacrifices.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Israel appears rather as the recipient than as the celebrator of God's loving-kindness.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Volume III|Alexander Maclaren
He is rather the prophet of what is to be than the celebrator of what is.The Letters of Anne Gilchrist and Walt Whitman|Walt Whitman
Word Origin for celebrate
mid-15c., originally of the Mass, from Latin celebratus "much-frequented; kept solemn; famous," past participle of celebrare "assemble to honor," also "to publish; sing praises of; practice often," originally "to frequent in great numbers," from celeber "frequented, populous, crowded;" with transferred senses of "well-attended; famous; often-repeated." Related: Celebrated; celebrating.