1. [syn: gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowout]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jamboree \Jam`bo*ree"\, n. [Etym. uncertain. Cf. Jambone.]
1. A noisy or unrestrained carousal or frolic; a spree.
A Calcutta-made pony cart had been standing in front
of the manager's bungalow when Raja Singh started on
his jamboree. --W. A.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
2. a large festive gathering.
3. an assembly of boy scouts, usually at the national or
international level, including camping among the
activities; -- a term adopted by the Boy Scouts
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a gay festivity [syn: gala, gala affair, jamboree,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
34 Moby Thesaurus words for "jamboree":
Mardi Gras, Saturnalia, banquet, blowout, carnival, carouse,
celebration, charivari, do, fair, feast, festival,
festive occasion, festivity, fete, field day, fiesta, frolic, gala,
gala affair, gala day, gathering, get-together, great doings,
high jinks, jubilee, kermis, party, picnic, revelry, revels, spree,