celebrate + -ory
celebratory (comparative more celebratory, superlative most celebratory)
- In the manner of, or forming part of, a celebration.
2012 May 13, Alistair Magowan, “Sunderland 0-1 Man Utd”, in BBC Sport:
- But, with United fans in celebratory mood as it appeared their team might snatch glory, they faced an anxious wait as City equalised in stoppage time.
In the manner of, or forming part of, a celebration