inaugural






adjective

  1. of or relating to an inauguration: Harding’s inaugural address.
  2. marking the beginning of a new venture, series, etc.: the inaugural run of the pony express.

noun

  1. an address, as of a president, at the beginning of a term of office.
  2. an inaugural ceremony: to attend the presidential inaugural.

adjective

  1. characterizing or relating to an inauguration

noun

  1. a speech made at an inauguration, esp by a president of the US
adj.

1680s, from French inaugural (17c.), from inaugurer “to inaugurate” (see inauguration). The noun meaning “an inaugural address” is recorded from 1832, American English.

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