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Dictionary Definition

feast

Noun

1 a ceremonial dinner party for many people [syn: banquet]
2 something experienced with great delight; "a feast for the eyes"
3 a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread" [syn: banquet, spread]
4 an elaborate party (often outdoors) [syn: fete, fiesta]

Verb

1 partake in a feast or banquet [syn: banquet, junket]
2 provide a feast or banquet for [syn: banquet, junket]
3 gratify; "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view" [syn: feed]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /fiːst/
  • /fi:st/
  • Rhymes: -iːst

Noun

  1. A very large meal.

Synonyms

Translations

Verb

  1. To partake in a feast (above).

Extensive Definition

Feast may refer to:
feast in French: Feast
feast in Simple English: Party

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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