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What is the festive season?
The term festive season can be used to mean the same thing as holiday season, but the holiday season is often thought to include Thanksgiving. In contrast, the festive season is usually thought to start around the beginning of December. Still, some people begin to decorate or engage in festive season festivities immediately after Thanksgiving or even before.
For people who celebrate Christmas, the festive season can mean about the same thing as the Christmas season or Christmastime. But, similar to the terms holiday season and the holidays, the term festive season is typically used to encompass all of the holidays that occur during this time, regardless of whether the person using the term festive season celebrates them or not.
The festive season is so named because it’s a time of year associated with being festive—decorating, gathering with loved ones, and having parties.
Example: I start feeling all warm and fuzzy as soon as festive season begins.
Where does festive season come from?
The phrase festive season has been used since at least the 1800s. The first records of the term holiday season also come from the 1800s, but it is now much more popularly used. A more recent term that uses the word season in the same way is spooky season, which refers to the period leading up to Halloween.
Festive season is not an official designation—it’s just an informal way of referring to the period where there are a lot of holidays to be celebrated. For that reason, it doesn’t have an official start date. However, most people who partake in the festivities of festive season feel strongly about when it begins for them personally.
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What are some synonyms for festive season?
- holiday season
- the holidays
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How is festive season used in real life?
Festive season is not as commonly used as holiday season, but it has gained popularity in recent years.
It’s back! My favourite house in the neighbourhood. The festive season has well and truly arrived! pic.twitter.com/Pz1pQY5El2
— Tim Downie (@TimDownie1) November 30, 2020
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— The Fostering Network (@fosteringnet) November 30, 2020
Holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, and Kwanzaa can be the most fun—and most stressful—time of year for many.
We’ve got some handy tips to help you make it through the festive season without losing your sanity. https://t.co/apLcgLhOMb
— Fast Company (@FastCompany) November 16, 2018
Try using festive season!
Is festive season used correctly in the following sentence?
Festive season can be a stressful time of year, but I like to focus on the simple things, like spending time with family.
Example sentences from the Web for festive season
We won't find out this season, though it comes up occasionally.
Will the Pam/Krieger relationship be an ongoing theme this season?
Will we discover whether or not Krieger is a clone this season, and will that be an ongoing plotline?
Its fearless creator opens up about the hilarious new season.
What criticisms of last season did you find helpful, and not so helpful?
But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A friend and companion meeting together in season, but above them both is a wife with her husband.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Two unsophisticated country lasses visited Niblo's in New York during the ballet season.
He was living quite en garçon, with only one man, his house having been let for the season.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Conditions in the new country had gone from bad to worse, and if the season should experience another drought, the worst was come.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux