[kuh n-viv-ee-uh l] /kənˈvɪv i əl/
a convivial atmosphere.
fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial.
of or befitting a feast; festive.
sociable; jovial or festive: a convivial atmosphere
1660s, “pertaining to a feast,” from Late Latin convivialis, from Latin convivium “a feast,” from convivere “to carouse together,” from com- “together” (see com-) + vivere “to live” (see vital). Meaning “sociable” is from 18c. Related: Conviviality.
[kon-voh] /ˈkɒn voʊ/ Informal. noun, plural convos. 1. a conversation. verb (used without object), convoed, convoing. 2. to converse: My work is mostly convoing with customers.
v. mid-16c., from Latin convocatus, past participle of convocare (see convocation).
[kon-vuh-key-shuh n] /ˌkɒn vəˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of convoking. 2. the state of being convoked. 3. a group of people gathered in answer to a summons; assembly. 4. Anglican Church. either of the two provincial synods or assemblies of the clergy. 5. Protestant Episcopal Church. 6. a formal assembly at a college or […]
[kon-vuh-key-ter] /ˈkɒn vəˌkeɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who convokes a meeting. 2. a person who takes part in a convocation.