banquet banquet  /ˈbæŋ kwət/


  1. (n) a ceremonial dinner party for many people
  2. (n) a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
  3. (v) provide a feast or banquet for
  4. (v) partake in a feast or banquet



  1. The Prince was accordingly delayed in attending a banquet in his mother's honor.
  2. It was the same all along the Khrushchev banquet circuit, from white tie to rolled sleeves, from the White House to Manhattan, to San Francisco, Des Moines and Pittsburgh.
  3. The banquet honoring TV commercials was canceled outright when the Clio company couldn't come up with the cash.


  1. Proposed North Avenue banquet hall debated at Galewood meeting

    A Chicago alderwoman on Thursday denied any knowledge of construction work on a proposed banquet hall on North Avenue and said no applications for a business license or construction permits have been filed by its proprietor. “I state for the record I had no knowledge of Mrs. Collins doing any action at 6206 W. North Ave,” Ald. Deborah Graham emphatically told a crowd of about 50 Oak Park and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Oak Park Leaves

  2. Chipper Jones at Best of Preps Banquet (June 17)

    Chipper Jones, who became a household name during his 19-year career with the Atlanta Braves, will be the guest speaker for the 2013 Best of Preps Banquet.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. NIC-10 sports banquet celebrates Rock River Valley athletes

    ROCKFORD — A pair of cross country and track standouts took the biggest honors at the Rockford Register Star’s 42nd annual NIC-10 All-Sports Banquet held at Giovanni’s Restaurant Wednesday. INSIDE: Award winners
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Rockford Register Star

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  1. "After I retired, you go years when you're introduced at banquets, they'll say, 'Future Hall of Famer.' As the years went on, it got to be, 'Should-be Hall of Famer' whenever you're introduced at a function or banquet," Wehrli said Tuesday in a...
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: Roger Wehrli Source: Arizona Republic

  2. "At the end of the day, our banquet needs some life injected into it. ...... We need something new and exciting," Burton said. "It needs something that's built around fun, built around excitement that embraces the fans more. Vegas may give us...
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Jeff Burton Source: USA Today

  3. "I was at a banquet with Joe about a year-and-a-half ago and he asked me how long I would go," Hoak said. "I told him I was going to go longer than him."
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: Dick Hoak Source: Forbes

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