callithumpian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj callithumpian of or relating to a callithump
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Callithumpian Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a callithump.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n callithumpian A noisy concert, characterized by beating of tin pans, blowing of horns, shouts, groans, catcalls, etc.: usually given as a serenade to persons who have excited local ridicule or hostility; a charivari.
    • n callithumpian One who takes part in such a concert.
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Usage


In news:

Candy was plentiful at the Callithumpian Parade.
Decatur Rotary Club officials said 260 children from the area signed up to participate in the club's annual poster- painting contest at Riverside Center on Oct 21, a part of the Callithumpian festival.
The Callithumpian Committee has announced that the grand marshall for the 2011 Callithumpian Parade will be Eric Mann, a longtime reporter and photographer at the Decatur Daily Democrat who is retiring this year.
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