festal

[ fes-tl ]
/ ˈfɛs tl /

adjective

pertaining to or befitting a feast, festival, holiday, or gala occasion.

Origin of festal

1470–80; < Latin fēst(um) feast + -al1
Related formsfes·tal·ly, adverb
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festal

/ (ˈfɛstəl) /

adjective

another word for festive

Derived Formsfestally, adverb

Word Origin for festal

C15: from Latin festum holiday, banquet; see feast
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