An example of a feat is climbing Mt. Everest.
Origin of featMiddle English fet ; from Anglo-French ; from Old French fait ; from Classical Latin factum, a deed ; from neuter past participle of facere: see do
- neat or neatly dressed
Origin of featMiddle English fet ; from Old French fait, past participle of faire, to do ; from Classical Latin facere: see do
- An act or accomplishment of great courage, skill, or imagination; an achievement.
- Obsolete A specialized skill; a knack.
Origin of featMiddle English fet, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin factum, from neuter past participle of facere, to make, do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
adjectivefeat·er, feat·est Archaic
- Adroit; dexterous.
- Neat; trim.
Origin of featMiddle English fet, suitable, from Old French fait, from Latin factus, done, made; see feature.
- A relatively rare or difficult accomplishment.
(comparative feater, superlative featest)
(third-person singular simple present feats, present participle feating, simple past and past participle feated)
- (obsolete) To form; to fashion.