Pronunciation: (fēst), [key]
1. any rich or abundant meal: The steak dinner was a feast.
2. a sumptuous entertainment or meal for many guests: a wedding feast.
3. something highly agreeable: The Rembrandt exhibition was a feast for the eyes.
4. a periodical celebration or time of celebration, usually of a religious nature, commemorating an event, person, etc.: Every year, in September, the townspeople have a feast in honor of their patron saint.
1. to have or partake of a feast; eat sumptuously.
2. to dwell with gratification or delight, as on a picture or view.
1. to provide or entertain with a feast.
2. feast one's eyes, to gaze with great joy, admiration, or relish: to feast one's eyes on the Grand Canyon.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.