- Feat is defined as something that requires great skill or courage to achieve.
An example of a feat is climbing Mt. Everest.
feat definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle 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: Middle English fet ; from Old French fait, past participle of faire, to do ; from Classical Latin facere: see do
feat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A notable act or deed, especially an act of courage; an exploit.
- An act of skill, endurance, imagination, or strength; an achievement.
- Obsolete A specialized skill; a knack.
Origin: Middle English fet, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin factum, from neuter past participle of facere, to make, do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
adjective feat·er, feat·est Archaic
- Adroit; dexterous.
- Neat; trim.
Origin: Middle English fet, suitable, from Old French fait, from Latin factus, done, made; see feature.
- featˈly adverb