Association of British Scrabble Players

Culture > Custom > Holidays


Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


agritourism the business of providing holidays in an agricultural setting.
agritourist one who engages in agritourism, the business of providing holidays in an agricultural setting.
agrotourism the business of providing holidays in an agricultural setting.
agrotourist one who engages in agrotourism, the business of providing holidays in an agricultural setting.
ferial pertaining to holidays.
festa (Ital.) a holiday, a festival.
festal of or pertaining to a holiday or a feast (noun) a festivity
festally (Adv.) FESTAL, of or pertaining to a holiday or a feast.
fiesta (Spanish) in Spain or Spanish America, a religious festival; gen. any festivity or holiday.
gaycation a holiday specifically designed for the gay market.
glamping a form of camping in which participants enjoy physical comforts associated with more luxurious types of holiday.
haycation a working holiday at a farm or similar business.
holiday a time of rest and recreation; (verb) to take a vacation.
holidayer a holiday-maker.
holidaymaker someone on holiday.
hols (Coll.) holidays.
playday a holiday.
postholiday taking place after a holiday.
preholiday taking place before a holiday.
sansculottides the holidays following the last month of the year on the French Republican Calendar.
stacation a holiday in which leisure activities are pursued while staying at one's own home.
staycation a holiday in which leisure activities are pursued while staying at one's own home.
trailerist a person travelling or vacationing with a trailer.
vacation a period of time devoted to rest and relaxation; (verb) to take a vacation.
vacationer one who takes a vacation.
vacationist one who takes a vacation.
vacationland an area with recreational attractions and facilities for vacationers.
vacationless without a vacation.