Convivialist \Con*viv"i*al*ist\, n. A person of convivial habits. [1913 Webster]

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  • convivialist — convivˈialist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑convivial …   Useful english dictionary

  • convivial — convivialist, n. conviviality, n. convivially, adv. /keuhn viv ee euhl/, adj. 1. friendly; agreeable: a convivial atmosphere. 2. fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial. 3. of or befitting a feast; festive. [1660 70; < LL… …   Universalium

  • bacchanal — n 1. reveler, carouser, wassailer, bacchant, bacchante, maenad, Thyiad; merrymaker, party goer, masquerader, convivialist, frolicker, Sl. party girl, Sl. party boy. 2. bacchanalia, orgy, saturnalia. See bacchanalia . adj 3. bacchanalian,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • convivial — /kənˈvɪviəl / (say kuhn viveeuhl) adjective 1. fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial. 2. of or befitting a feast; festive. 3. agreeable; sociable; merry. {Latin convīviālis relating to a feast} –convivialist, noun –conviviality… …   Australian English dictionary

  • convivial — [kən viv′ē əl] adj. [L convivialis < convivium, a feast < convivere, to carouse together < com , together + vivere, to live: see QUICK] 1. having to do with a feast or festive activity 2. fond of eating, drinking, and good company;… …   English World dictionary

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