verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of feast
SYNONYMS FOR feast
Examples from the Web for feast
It was known as the feast of Akitu, and it was celebrated in April.
The mythic origin of the feast was the creation of the world by the god Marduk.
Given the somewhat macabre origins of the feast, many of the celebrations were designed to placate the gods.
Feast your eyes on the ‘top-grain leather,’ ‘original’ design, gilded pages.
Then feast your ears on this 1969 Bill Cosby routine about drugging and seducing women.
Hereupon Ctesippus complained that we were talking in secret, and keeping the feast to ourselves.Lysis|Plato
She had shrunk from spiritual independence with all the obsequious arrogance of a poor relation at a feast.The Blood Red Dawn|Charles Caldwell Dobie
They did not feast, for these fairies never eat, and they drink only honey from flowers.Woodland Tales|Ernest Seton-Thompson
These he is to take home, that his wife and family may share in the feast.Norway|Beatrix Jungman
He shall not wait long—there is a feast in the court below, which he shall join presently.Frances Kane's Fortune|L. T. Meade
British Dictionary definitions for feast
- to eat a feast
- (usually foll by on) to enjoy the eating (of), as if feastingto feast on cakes