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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feest]
    • /fist/
    • /ˈfiː.stə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feest]
    • /fist/

Definitions of feaster word

  • noun feaster any rich or abundant meal: The steak dinner was a feast. 1
  • noun feaster a sumptuous entertainment or meal for many guests: a wedding feast. 1
  • noun feaster something highly agreeable: The Rembrandt exhibition was a feast for the eyes. 1
  • noun feaster a periodical celebration or time of celebration, usually of a religious nature, commemorating an event, person, etc.: Every year, in September, the townspeople have a feast in honor of their patron saint. 1
  • verb without object feaster to have or partake of a feast; eat sumptuously. 1
  • verb without object feaster to dwell with gratification or delight, as on a picture or view. 1

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Origin of feaster

First appearance:

before 1150
One of the 7% oldest English words
1150-1200; Middle English feste < Old French < Latin fēsta, neuter plural (taken as feminine singular noun) of fēstus festal, festive, equivalent to fēs- (akin to fair2) + -tus adj. suffix

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feaster popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

feaster usage trend in Literature

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