Definition of valedictory in English:
Serving as a farewell: a valedictory wave
More example sentences
- He was the same when he left the Citizens' last year, insisting his interviews should not be valedictory celebrations of the past, but forward-looking speculations of the theatre's programme after he had gone.
- The new album draws its main inspiration from the band's annual tours of the Highlands and islands, much of it - aptly enough - striking an elegiac or valedictory note.
- The festival's valedictory function will be held on May 9.
farewell, goodbye, leaving, parting;
noun (plural valedictories)Back to top
A farewell address.
- As long as five years ago, the three main newsweeklies had locked up eminent presidential historians to write his valedictories.
- He is the man whose next most significant speech will be his valedictory, and we will hear it in this Parliament.
- All I can say is that I hope the previous member is proud of that speech, because it will be his valedictory.