feasting feasting  /ˈfi stɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment)

Usage(s):

  1. In the thick golden light of a setting African sun, under the speckled shade of an acacia tree, three young lions are feasting on a baby giraffe.
  2. In 1958, Momofuku Ando, an unassuming entrepreneur living in Osaka, created the instant noodleand a continent has been feasting on his invention ever since.
  3. One of the reasons the oceans soak up so much carbon is that phytoplankton--microscopic floating plants--love it, feasting on it and taking it out of circulation.

News

  1. Delco set to become center of sports world as U.S. Open prepares to tee off at Merion (With Videos)

    HAVERFORD — A few years before he plunked down his $250 initiation fee, Carl Everett was a caddie and fence-hopping member at Merion who kept his distance from the clubhouse while feasting on the 11 holes on the east side of Ardmore Avenue.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  2. Help animals at Ozaukee Campus by attending “Feasting For Felix”

    Great food, great music and an even better cause. By attending “Feasting For Felix” you’re providing much needed car for...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 6 Milwaukee

  3. Donald's Open edge: extra practice day in Chicago

    ARDMORE, Pa. – Last we heard from Luke Donald, he was feasting on perfectly marbled steak after a tournament win in Japan yielded a shipment of 200 pounds of Miyazaki beef.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Food Network is my home and I am staying home," said Brown. "I'm looking forward to producing more and varied shows with the network and am especially excited about Feasting on Waves, which will bring a whole new perspective to food."
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Alton Brown Source: FOX News

  2. "This is a great activity to revive the feasting and celebration tradition associated with biryani in India," New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit said.
    on Mar 1, 2008 By: Sheila Dikshit Source: AFP

  3. "I still think it is an accident waiting to happen," Rattner said. "Of all the bubbles, the bubble in the credit market today is one of the greatest -- it is beyond any rational measure. Frankly, we are all feasting off the imprudence of our...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Steven Rattner Source: Reuters

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