|1.||[ adjective ] of a speech expressing leave-taking|
"a valedictory address"
|2.||[ adjective ] of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell|
"a valedictory address" "valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course" "a suitable valedictory gesture"
|3.||[ noun ] (rhetoric) a farewell oration delivered by the most outstanding member of a graduating class|