a rousing send-off

a rousing send-off

A lively and enthusiastic farewell celebration thrown in honor of someone who is leaving someplace behind and/or setting off on a new endeavor. The night before I flew to America, the entire town came out to give me a rousing send-off at the local pub.
References in periodicals archive ?
Team-mates gave a rousing send-off to George, who is emigrating this summer with his family.
Broadstreet Under-8s give a rousing send-off to George Canterbury-Walker, a valued and popular member of the team who is emigrating this summer with his family, (from left) James Hookham, James Strong, Alex Gascoigne, Crosby Brent-Jones, Joe McGeever, George Canterbury-Walker, Connor McKenna, James Richardson, Liam O'Brien, Quin Kelly.
NDI founder Jacques d'Amboise, who is this month being honored with the Dance Magazine Award will receive a rousing send-off May 13 before he begins this year's NDI Step By Step trek on the Appalachian Trail.
A POPULAR teacher was given a rousing send-off when she retired from a Coventry primary school after 28 years.