The definition of a feast is a huge meal, or a day in honor of a saint or other religious or spiritual figure.(noun)
Feast is defined as to participate in eating a huge meal or in celebrating a joyous occasion.(verb)
An example of to feast is to eat seven plates of food at a buffet.
See feast in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME feste < OFr < VL festa < pl. of L festum, festival < festus, festal, joyful, orig., of days for religious observance: see fair
Origin: ME festen < OFr fester < the n.
See feast in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English feste
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *fēsta
Origin: , from Latin
Origin: , pl. of fēstum
Origin: , from fēstus, festive; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.
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