feast feast  /ˈfist/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a ceremonial dinner party for many people
  2. (n) something experienced with great delight
  3. (n) a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
  4. (n) an elaborate party (often outdoors)
  5. (v) partake in a feast or banquet
  6. (v) provide a feast or banquet for
  7. (v) gratify

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Usage(s):

  1. By all accounts, the feasts that Wayne Waterhouse threw at his cabin overlooking Wisconsin's Brule River were fabulous.
  2. Created by Satoshi Yamasaki and Mazaki Keito of Osaka, Gigazine is Japan's most popular blog, a sumptuous daily feast of eye candy bundled in a bright shiny wrapper.
  3. Though times have changed on the old boulevards, the moveable feast continues.

News

  1. Lake Erie College alumni serving up 'A Midsummer Night's Feast' benefit

    Lake Erie College's National Alumni Board will host "A Midsummer Night's Feast" from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the college's Arthur S. Holden Center.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. ‘Feast or famine’ Lions split with Gators

    <p>DURANT - Feast or famine.</p> <p>That is how Durant’s summer league head coach Kevin Farr describes the Lions offense.</p> <p>In game one of the double-header with ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Durant Daily Democrat

  3. Newton's Upper Falls neighbor hosts 'Feast of the Falls'

    On Sunday, June 23, from 5 to 9 p.m., the Upper Falls neighborhood will be holding the first annual "Feast of the Falls.”
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Newton Tab

Quotes

  1. "It's feast or famine here for us," Johnson said. "I'm OK. The impact wasn't bad. The flames had me nervous there inside the car and I lost some eyelashes and the side of my face got pretty hot."
    on Jul 29, 2007 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: USA Today

  2. "American League teams, we all know, feast on fastballs," Lowe said after the Blue Jays chewed him up for four fourth-inning runs en route to a 7-6 victory in 10 innings. "When you make mistakes you're going to get hurt and when you make your...
    on Mar 20, 2010 By: Derek Lowe Source: New York Times

  3. "The Palestinians greet the feast differently from the other Muslim nations - with martyrs, with members of resistance dying, because of the crimes of the Zionist occupation," Haniyeh said. "We greet it with tears in our eyes and sadness in...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: International Herald Tribune

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