[ noun ] any joyous diversion



Used in print

(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)

You 've been away from home for the New_Year festivities , but now the party is over and you come home .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

The story opens on the eve of his fifty-third birthday , as he prepares_for the two_weeks of festivities that are to follow .