Definition of pageantry in English:


Syllabification: pag·eant·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈpajəntrē


  • Elaborate display or ceremony.
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    • The ceremony and pageantry of the last week was not simply a way of saying goodbye to a much-loved person.
    • This was indeed a glorious display of pageantry and dignity.
    • The pomp and pageantry seemed to affect our lads quite a bit and they appeared sluggish and nervous at the beginning of the game.
    spectacle, display, ceremony, magnificence, pomp, splendor, grandeur, show
    informal razzle-dazzle, razzmatazz

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