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feast day

feast day
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feest dey]
    • /fist deɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feest dey]
    • /fist deɪ/

Definitions of feast day words

  • noun feast day a day, especially a church holiday, for feasting and rejoicing. 1
  • noun feast day date of religious celebration 1
  • noun feast day feast (sense 1) 0
  • noun feast day name day 0

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Origin of feast day

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1250-1300

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Feast day

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

feast day popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

feast day usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for feast day

noun feast day

  • ceremony — A ceremony is a formal event such as a wedding.
  • holidayBillie ("Lady Day") 1915–59, U.S. jazz singer.
  • commemoration — the act or an instance of commemorating
  • festival — a day or time of religious or other celebration, marked by feasting, ceremonies, or other observances: the festival of Christmas; a Roman festival.
  • recurrence — an act or instance of recurring.

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