Fest definition

fĕst
A gathering or occasion characterized by a specified activity. Often used in combination.

A music fest; a chilifest.

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An occasion of much or many (of the thing specified)

Slugfest.

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A love fest between political rivals.

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A festival, event, or gathering with a (specified) purpose or focus.

Songfest.

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(in combination) A gathering for a specified reason or occasion.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fest
Plural:
fests

Origin of fest

  • From German Fest festival from Middle High German fest from Latin fēstum feast

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French feste from Latin festum (see festivity).

    From Wiktionary