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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-es-tuh; Spanish fyes-tah]
    • /fiˈɛs tə; Spanish ˈfyɛs tɑ/
    • /fiˈes.tə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-es-tuh; Spanish fyes-tah]
    • /fiˈɛs tə; Spanish ˈfyɛs tɑ/

Definitions of fiesta word

  • noun plural fiesta any festival or festive celebration. 1
  • noun plural fiesta (in Spain and Latin America) a festive celebration of a religious holiday. 1
  • noun fiesta (in Spanish-speaking regions) A religious festival. 1
  • noun fiesta festival, celebration 1
  • noun fiesta Spanish feast day 1
  • countable noun fiesta A fiesta is a time of public entertainment and parties, usually on a special religious holiday, especially in Spain or Latin America. 0

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Origin of fiesta

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
1835-45, Americanism; < Spanish < Latin fēsta; see feast

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Parts of speech for Fiesta


fiesta popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fiesta usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fiesta

noun fiesta

  • feast — any rich or abundant meal: The steak dinner was a feast.
  • festival — a day or time of religious or other celebration, marked by feasting, ceremonies, or other observances: the festival of Christmas; a Roman festival.
  • holidayBillie ("Lady Day") 1915–59, U.S. jazz singer.
  • vacation — a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday: Schoolchildren are on vacation now.
  • carnival — A carnival is a public festival during which people play music and sometimes dance in the streets.

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