[ kuhn-viv-ee-uhl ]
/ kənˈvɪv i əl /
friendly; agreeable: a convivial atmosphere.
fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial.
of or befitting a feast; festive.
Origin of convivial
con·viv·i·al·ist, nouncon·viv·i·al·i·ty, nouncon·viv·i·al·ly, adverbnon·con·viv·i·al, adjective
non·con·viv·i·al·ly, adverbnon·con·viv·i·al·i·ty, noun
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Examples from the Web for convivialist
I laughed out clear and loud, stepped up to the convivialist, took him by the shoulders, and faced him about.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
I laughed out clear and loud, stepped up to the convivialist, took him by the shoulders and faced him about.St. Ives|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for convivialist
/ (kənˈvɪvɪəl) /
sociable; jovial or festivea convivial atmosphere
Derived Formsconvivialist, nounconviviality, nounconvivially, adverb
Word Origin for convivial
C17: from Late Latin convīviālis pertaining to a feast, from Latin convīvium, a living together, banquet, from vīvere to live
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