feast noun

1 special meal

ADJ. delicious | great, sumptuous Villagers used to hold a great feast at harvest time. | village, wedding

VERB + FEAST give, have, hold | make, prepare The women were busy preparing the wedding feast. | provide (sb with) The migrating salmon provide a delicious feast for the brown bear. | attend

PREP. at a/the ~ | ~ of a feast of Spanish food and wine

2 religious festival

ADJ. moveable (the date of which varies from year to year)

VERB + FEAST celebrate


PREP. on the ~ of on the feast of St John | ~ of the feast of the Passover