felicitations definition, meaning - what is felicitations in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “felicitations”

See all translations

felicitations

noun [plural] uk   us   /fəˌlɪs.ɪˈteɪ.ʃənz/ old-fashioned or humorous
an expression used to wish someone happiness, or to praise or show approval: May I offer my felicitations on your engagement.
Translations of “felicitations”
in Chinese (Traditional) 祝賀, 祝福(祝幸福,表揚或表示同意)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 祝贺, 祝福(祝幸福,表扬或表示同意)…
(Definition of felicitations from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of felicitations?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More