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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Shrove Tuesday mean? 

  The noun SHROVE TUESDAY has 1 sense:

1. the last day before Lent

  Familiarity information: SHROVE TUESDAY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1Shrove Tuesday [BACK TO TOP]


The last day before Lent

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations


Mardi Gras; pancake day; Shrove Tuesday

Hypernyms ("Shrove Tuesday" is a kind of...):

Christian holy day (a religious holiday for Christians)

Holonyms ("Shrove Tuesday" is a part of...):

Shrovetide (immediately preceding Lent)

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