1. [syn: gay, festal, festive, merry]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Festal \Fes"tal\, a. [L. festum holiday, feast. See feast.]
Of or pertaining to a holiday or a feast; joyous; festive.
You bless with choicer wine the festal day. --Francis.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: offering fun and gaiety; "a festive (or festal)
occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry
evening" [syn: gay, festal, festive, merry]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
19 Moby Thesaurus words for "festal":
comfortable, convivial, festive, gala, gay, gladsome, hilarious,
holiday, jolly, jovial, joyful, joyous, merry, merrymaking,
on the loose, quiet, restful, sabbatical, vacational