love feast love feast

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a social gathering intended to create goodwill among the participants
  2. (n) a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship

Usage(s):

  1. If the opposition stands firm against him, the next convention will make a Donnybrook Fair look like a love feast, and the Party will be left sprawling and broken.
  2. Last month's conference at Rio saw the end of censorship in practice as press and censors staged a love feast.
  3. The first White House dinner of the 1967 social season was an old-fashioned love feast, and the hyperbole was as calorie-laden as the chocolate souffle.

News

  • Congress finds cure for gridlock in water projects, including F-M diversion

    Billions for local projects prompts "love feast" in House WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives has rediscovered the formula for peace, harmony and an end to gridlock after a month of partisan warfare: $8 billion worth of harbor dredging, dam and lock construction and other federal waterway improvements.
    on October 29, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

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