An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (joyful)
a. festive
El centro se ve muy festivo porque las fachadas de las tiendas están adornadas con guirnaldas.Downtown looks very festive because the storefronts are decorated with garlands.
Era el último día de clases, y en el edificio había un clima festivo en los salones de clase.It was the last day of school, and there was a festive atmosphere in the classrooms.
b. merry
José volvía a casa a pie silbando una melodía festiva.Jose whistled a merry tune as he walked back home.
2. (humorous)
a. witty
Mi comentario festivo hizo reír a todos.Everybody laughed at my witty remark.
3. (non-working)
a. holiday
El 12 de octubre no tengo que ir a la oficina, es festivo.I don't have to go to the office on October 12, it's a holiday.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (de fiesta)
a. festive
día festivo(public) holiday
2. (alegre)
a. cheerful, jolly
3. (chistoso)
a. funny, witty
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1 (no laborable)
día festivo holiday
2 (alegre) festive; merry
3 (gracioso) witty; humorous
4 (Literat) burlesque; comic
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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