Associations to the word «Parade»

Wiktionary

PARADE, noun. An organized procession consisting of a series of consecutive displays, performances, exhibits, etc. displayed by moving down a street past a crowd.
PARADE, noun. Any succession, series, or display of items.
PARADE, noun. A line of goslings led by one parent and often trailed by the other.
PARADE, noun. The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are drilled.
PARADE, noun. Pompous show; formal display or exhibition.
PARADE, noun. (Gallicism) Posture of defense; guard.
PARADE, noun. A public walk; a promenade; now used in street names.
PARADE, verb. (intransitive) To march or to display.
PARADE, verb. (transitive) To display or show; to exhibit in a showy or ostentatious manner; to show off.
PARADE, verb. (transitive) To march past.
PARADE GROUND, noun. A large area of hard ground, usually of concrete or tarmac, where soldiers practice routine marching maneuvres.
PARADE GROUNDS, noun. Plural of parade ground
PARADE LAP, noun. (motorsport) A lap before a race begins, in which the drivers go relatively slowly around the track to warm up their tyres and ensure that conditions are safe.
PARADE OF HORRIBLES, noun. A parade featuring a progression of people wearing comic and grotesque costumes.
PARADE OF HORRIBLES, noun. A rhetorical device employing a series of progressively more terrible results following from an act.

Dictionary definition

PARADE, noun. A ceremonial procession including people marching.
PARADE, noun. An extended (often showy) succession of persons or things; "a parade of strollers on the mall"; "a parade of witnesses".
PARADE, noun. A visible display; "she made a parade of her sorrows".
PARADE, verb. Walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town".
PARADE, verb. March in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street".

Wise words

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John Locke