Definition of pageantry in English:


Line breaks: pa|geant¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈpadʒ(ə)ntri


[mass noun]
Elaborate display or ceremony: the pageantry of George V’s jubilee
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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, ceremoniousness, magnificence, pomp, glory, splendour, grandeur, glamour, flourish, glitter, theatricality, drama, show, showiness
informal pizzazz, razzle-dazzle, razzmatazz
rare grandezza

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