jamboree


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jam·bo·ree

 (jăm′bə-rē′)
n.
1. A noisy celebration.
2. A large assembly, often international, especially of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts.
3. A mass gathering or assembly, as of a political party or association.

[Origin unknown.]

jamboree

(ˌdʒæmbəˈriː)
n
1. a large and often international gathering of Scouts
2. a party or spree
[C19: of uncertain origin]

jam•bo•ree

(ˌdʒæm bəˈri)

n.
1. a carousal; any noisy merrymaking.
2. a festive gathering, often including speeches and entertainment.
3. a large national or international gathering of the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts (disting. from camporee).
[1860–65, Amer.; perhaps b. jabber and shivaree, with m from jam1 crowd]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jamboree - a gay festivityjamboree - a gay festivity      
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion

jamboree

noun festival, party, fête, celebration, blast (U.S. slang), rave (Brit. slang), carnival, spree, jubilee, festivity, beano (Brit. slang), merriment, revelry, carouse, rave-up (Brit. slang), carousal, frolic, hooley or hoolie (chiefly Irish & N.Z.) a fund-raising jamboree in aid of sickle-cell research
Translations
إجْتِماع كَبير وحيَويإجْتِماع كَشْفي دولي: جمبوري
jamboreeshromáždění
gildejamboree
dzsemborimuri
hávær veislaskátamót
pokylissąskrydis
dzīresjandāliņšskautu salidojums
jamborec
eğlentiiçki âlemiizci toplantısı

jamboree

[ˌdʒæmbəˈriː] N
1. [of Scouts] → congreso m de exploradores
2.francachela f, juerga f

jamboree

n (Scouts’) → Pfadfindertreffen nt; (dated: = party) → Rummel m (inf); village jamboreeDorffest nt

jamboree

[ˌdʒæmbəˈriː] n (party, merrymaking) → baldoria; (of scouts) → raduno

jamboree

(dʒӕmbəˈriː) noun
1. a large and lively gathering.
2. a rally of Boy Scouts, Girl Guides etc.
References in classic literature ?
Susan and I had planned such a nice little jamboree for your last night here.
There's to be no end of dances and drives and general jamborees.
The aim of the three-week jamboree is to give young people and adults the opportunity to meet up with more than 45,000 scouts from across the world, develop new skills and experience a one-off adventure.
The sixth edition of the ASEAN Jamboree brought together 29,753 delegates about 5,000 of which were members and volunteers of the International Service Team coming from various institutions and government centers all over the Philippines and outside the country.
Arnel Florendo, the city health officer, said those found positive of chickenpox virus remained in a hospital but the others had been given the go-signal to return to the jamboree.
The Jamboree is an opportunity to showcase our beautiful scenery, give back to our communities, have a ton of fun and enjoy great friendships.
CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB:CWBK) and Jamboree Housing said they have partnered to help create more opportunities for lower-income families to access affordable housing.
The girls - both 16 and best friends since the age of four - were chosen from the same scout group to go the 23rd world jamboree.
The jamboree, held between August 29 and September 8, aims at promoting ties among participants, exchanging expertise, expanding the scout activities in the Arab world and familiarizing the participants with Jordan's heritage and historical sites, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
This jamboree is "the biggest event in the history of the Tunisian scouting movement," said Chief Commissioner Wahid Labidi.
Stephen, from Newcastle, said: "The jamboree is so much fun.
All seven volunteers have joined the 6,000-strong International Service Team (IST) who volunteer to spend their summer holiday in the engine room of the Jamboree to make it all happen.