Definition of Feasting

1. Noun. Eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment).

Exact synonyms: Banqueting
Generic synonyms: Eating, Feeding
Derivative terms: Feast



Definition of Feasting

1. Verb. (present participle of feast) ¹

2. Noun. A feast, or an occasion on which people or animals feast ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feasting

1. feast [v] - See also: feast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feasting

feasibly
feasing
feast
feast-day
feast day
feast days
feast for the eyes
feast one's eyes
feast or famine
feasted
feaster
feasters
feastest
feasteth
feastful
feasting (current term)
feastings
feastless
feastlike
feastly
feasts
feat
feat.
feat of strength
feated
feateous
feater
featest
feather-bed

Literary usage of Feasting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Works and Life of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne, Wilbur Lucius Cross, Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1904)
"And first, let us look into the house of feasting. And here, to be as fair and candid as possible in the description of this, we will not take it from the ..."

2. The Sermons of Mr. Yorick by Laurence Sterne, Wilbur Lucius Cross (1904)
"And first, let us look into the house of feasting. And here, to be as fair and candid as possible in the description of this, we will not take it from the ..."

3. The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the by Robert Cochrane (1877)
"THE HOUSE OF feasting AND THE HOUSE OF MOURNING DESCRIBED.* THAT I deny ; but let us hear the wise man's reasoning upon it—"For that ts the end of all men, ..."

4. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"But, when the mound was heap'd, they hied them back, And all that night in full assembly sate feasting on funeral-banquet in the halls Of Priam, ..."

5. The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the Chief Poet by Charles Anderson Read, Thomas Power O'Connor (1893)
"THE HOUSE OF feasting AND THE HOUSE OF MOURNING DESCRIBED. A SERMON ON ECCLES. VIL 2, 3. For what purpose, do you imagine, has God made us? ..."

6. The History of Scotish Poetry by David Irving, David Laing (1861)
"Forth feasting, a poem written in the year 1617 on the King's visit to his native dominions,1 may be considered as his best performance ; it abounds with ..."

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