Definition of Shrove Tuesday noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Shrove Tuesday

BrE BrE//ˌʃrəʊv ˈtjuːzdeɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃroʊv ˈtuːzdeɪ//
; BrE BrE//ˌʃrəʊv ˈtjuːzdi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃroʊv ˈtuːzdi//
[uncountable, countable] Religious holidays and festivals
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(in the Christian Church) the day before the beginning of Lent compare Mardi Gras, Pancake Day see also Ash Wednesday See related entries: Religious holidays and festivals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Shrove Tuesday