Definition of


  1. (noun, act) a gay festivity

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Synonyms of Jamboree

blowout, gala, gala affair

Alternate forms of Jamboree

Hypernyms: celebration, festivity

Origin of the word Jamboree

  1. 1868, Amer.Eng., perhaps from jam (n.) on pattern of shivaree. For the second element, Weekley suggestsFr. bourree, a kind of rustic dance. Klein thinks the whole thing is of Hindu origin. Name given to 1920 International Rally of Boy Scouts, and used subsequently by them. more

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Words that sound like Jamboree

j. m. barrie, jamberry, john napier, jumper, juneberry, juniper

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