Associations to the word «Inaugural»


INAUGURAL, adjective. Of inauguration; as in a speech or lecture by the person being inaugurated.
INAUGURAL, adjective. Marking the beginning of an operation, venture, etc.
INAUGURAL, noun. An inauguration; a formal beginning.
INAUGURAL, noun. A formal speech given at the beginning of an office.

Dictionary definition

INAUGURAL, noun. An address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president).
INAUGURAL, noun. The ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration".
INAUGURAL, adjective. Occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction; "the President's inaugural address"; "an inaugural ball".
INAUGURAL, adjective. Serving to set in motion; "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis