feast day

feast day
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    • 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

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Parts of speech for Feast day


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.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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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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