Relating to or marking a celebration or a festive occasion.
Derived from 'celebrate', late 16th century.
- The city was hosting a celebratory parade to mark its independence day.
- The team won the championship and held a celebratory rally.
- The celebratory fireworks lit up the sky in vibrant colors.
- The couple's friends and family threw a celebratory party for their 50th wedding anniversary.
- The celebratory mood was palpable as people danced and sang in the streets.