valedictory: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (val"i-dik'tu-rē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ries.
  1. bidding good-bye; saying farewell: a valedictory speech.
  2. of or pertaining to an occasion of leave-taking: a valedictory ceremony.
  1. an address or oration delivered at the commencement exercises of a college or school on behalf of the graduating class.
  2. any farewell address or oration.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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