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noun, noun, used as a suffix

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English Meaning(s) for 祭り

  1. festival; feast
  2. harassment by an Internet pitchfork mob; online shaming; flaming
noun, used as a suffix
  1. galore (as in "goals galore"); frenzy; mania

Definition and Synonyms for 祭り

Festival an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
Synonyms: フェス, フェスティバル, 祝典, 祝宴, 祝祭, お祭り, 祭り, 祭る, 祭事, 祭典, 祭礼
Ritual any customary observance or practice
Synonyms: セレモニー, , 儀典, 儀式, , , 典礼, 定式, , 式典, 祭り, 祭る, 祭事, 祭儀, 祭祀, 聖祭
Celebration a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
Synonyms: 喜び事, , , お祝い, 祝い, 祝う, 祝い事, 祝儀, 祝典, 祝宴, 祝言, 祝い言, 祝賀, 祝賀会, お祭り, 祭り, 祭る, 祭式, 祭礼
Observance a formal event performed on a special occasion
Synonyms: セレモニー, , , , 儀典, 儀式, 儀式用, , , 典礼, , 式典, 栄典, お祝い, 祝典, 祭り, 祭る
Festival a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
Synonyms: フェス, フェスティバル, 祝い事, 祝祭, お祭り, 祭り, 祭る, 祭事, 祭典, 祭礼, 祭祀

Meanings for each kanji in 祭り

ritual; offer prayers; celebrate; deify; enshrine; worship Kanji Details »

Categories 祭り is a member of

Custom accepted or habitual practice
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Celebration any joyous diversion
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Occasion a vaguely specified social event
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Period an amount of time
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Sample Sentences for 祭り

The Tanabata Festival is often called the Star Festival. August 7th, the day of the festival, is said to be the only time when a pair of lovers, stars separated by the Milky Way, can see each other.
It is the day of the traditional boys' festival.
When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
Wendy was not always interested in Japanese festivals.
At the winter festival, Beth received an award for dancing the best.

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