- to show or feel great joy; rejoice; exult.
- to celebrate a jubilee or joyful occasion.
Origin of jubilate
Examples from the Web for jubilating
Historical Examples of jubilating
And after glaring at me wildly he would go on, jubilating and sneering.Lord Jim
Suddenly Leonore called back in jubilating tones, "Salo, Salo, did you hear?"Maezli
The boy had done his jubilating too soon, and the sight of Brisco and Spangler filled him with panic.Motor Matt's Red Flyer, or, On the High Gear
Stanley R. Matthews
The colossal tomfoolery—the—the indecent way people were jubilating over the greatest disaster in history.The Messenger
- to have or express great joy; rejoice
- to celebrate a jubilee
Word Origin for jubilate
- RC Church Church of England the 100th psalm used as a canticle in the liturgy
- a musical setting of this psalm
Word Origin for Jubilate
"make a joyful noise," 1640s, from Latin jubilatus, past participle of jubilare (see jubilant). Related: Jubilated; jubilating.