An example of to feast is to eat seven plates of food at a buffet.
Feasted on the view.
A book that is a veritable feast for the mind.
Feasted the guests on venison.
Feast your eyes on this!
I feasted on turkey and dumplings.
We feasted them after the victory.
An example of a feast is a buffet-style meal.
An example of a feast is February 3, the feast day of Saint Blaise.
- To be delighted or gratified by the sight of:We feasted our eyes on the paintings.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of feast
- Middle English feste from Old French from Vulgar Latin fēsta from Latin pl. of fēstum from fēstus festive dhēs- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English feesten, festen, from Old French fester, from Medieval Latin festāre, from the noun. See above.