Happy New Year! List of useful New Year’s Eve vocabulary words with pictures and examples. If you are going to be celebrating New Year’s Eve in an English speaking country, or simply with English speaking people, you will need to know the relevant vocabulary that is related to this day. This will help you to more effectively communicate as well as being able to better understand the celebrations and conversations that are happening. In this section you will be able to learn all the words you will need to have a very happy new year.
Happy New Year!
New Year’s Eve, the last day of the year, is on December 31 which is the seventh day of the Christmas season. In many countries, New Year’s Eve is celebrated at evening social gatherings, where many people dance, eat, drink alcoholic beverages, and watch or light fireworks to mark the new year. The celebrations generally go on past midnight into New Year’s Day, 1 January.
New Year Vocabulary Words
Learn these New Year words to improve your English.
Fireworks - the fireworks looked very splendid against the dark sky.
Countdown - The countdown to the election has already begun.
Party hat - This party hat is too small for me.
Firecracker - The firecracker didn’t go off.
Champagne - Champagne was fizzing in the glass.
Confetti - The winning team was showered with confetti.
Mask - She wore a mask over her face.
Hourglass - The sand has run out of the hourglass.
Balloon - Can you blow up this balloon?
Party favor - He handed out the party favors as we were leaving.
Streamer - We tied balloons and streamers to the ceiling ready for the party.
Postcard - Have you sent your mother a postcard yet?
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