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Princeton's WordNet

  1. banquet, feast(noun)

    a ceremonial dinner party for many people

  2. feast(noun)

    something experienced with great delight

    "a feast for the eyes"

  3. banquet, feast, spread(noun)

    a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed

    "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread"

  4. fete, feast, fiesta(verb)

    an elaborate party (often outdoors)

  5. feast, banquet, junket(verb)

    partake in a feast or banquet

  6. feast, banquet, junket(verb)

    provide a feast or banquet for

  7. feed, feast(verb)


    "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Feast(noun)

    a festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary

  2. Feast(noun)

    a festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or sumptuous entertainment, of which many guests partake; a banquet characterized by tempting variety and abundance of food

  3. Feast(noun)

    that which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight; something highly agreeable; entertainment

  4. Feast(noun)

    to eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals

  5. Feast(noun)

    to be highly gratified or delighted

  6. Feast(verb)

    to entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king

  7. Feast(verb)

    to delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul

  8. Origin: [OE. festen, cf. OF. fester to rest from work, F. fter to celebrate a holiday. See Feast, n.]


  1. Feast

    Feast is a 2005 action-horror film, a result of Project Greenlight's third season, the amateur filmmaking documentary series and contest. The winning team was composed of writers Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, and director John Gulager. It was executive produced by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Wes Craven and the Maloof family. The film was produced and distributed by Dimension Films in association with Maloof Motion Pictures and Neo Art & Logic.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Feast

    fēst, n. a day of unusual solemnity or joy: a festival in commemoration of some event—movable, such as occurs on a specific day of the week succeeding a certain day of the month, as Easter; immovable, at a fixed date, as Christmas: a rich and abundant repast: rich enjoyment for the mind or heart.—v.i. to hold a feast: to eat sumptuously: to receive intense delight.—v.t. to entertain sumptuously.—ns. Feast′-day; Feast′er.—adj. Feast′ful, festive, joyful, luxurious.—ns. Feast′ing; Feast′-rite, a rite or custom observed at feasts.—adj. Feast′-won (Shak.), won or bribed by feasting.—Feast of fools, Feast of asses, medieval festivals, held between Christmas and Epiphany, in which a burlesque bishop was enthroned in church, and a burlesque mass said by his orders, and an ass driven round in triumph.—Double feast (eccles.), one on which the antiphon is doubled. [O. Fr. feste (Fr. fête)—L. festum, a holiday, festus, solemn, festal.]

Anagrams for feast »

  1. Fates

  2. Feats

  3. Fetas

How to pronounce feast?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feast in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of feast in a Sentence

  1. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    An improper mind is a perpetual feast.

  2. Ashanti Proverb:

    One cannot both feast and become rich.

  3. American Proverb:

    A contented mind is a continual feast.

  4. Robert Burton:

    A good conscience is a continual feast.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.

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