feast(
fist
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (extravagant meal)
a. el banquete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A feast was prepared in honor of the war heroes.Se preparó un banquete en honor a los héroes de la guerra.
After the wedding, the father of the bride threw a feast to celebrate the newlyweds.Después de la boda, el padre de la novia preparó un banquete para celebrar a los recién casados.
b. el festín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The neighbors held a feast to celebrate the construction of the new park.Los vecinos hicieron un festín para celebrar la construcción del nuevo parque.
c. la comilona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We had a feast on graduation day.Nos dimos una comilona el día de la graduación.
2. (religious)
a. la fiesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We celebrated the feast of St. Catherine last weekend.Celebramos la fiesta de Santa Catalina el pasado fin de semana.
3. (abundance)
a. el derroche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The jazz festival was a feast of talent.El festival de jazz fue un derroche de talento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to regale)
a. agasajar
The president feasted the visiting dignitaries after the signing of the peace treaty.El presidente agasajó a los dignatarios visitantes tras la firma del tratado de paz.
The town feasted the returning soldiers.El pueblo agasajó a los soldados que volvieron.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to eat well)
a. darse un banquete
We feasted on a wide array of locally produced meat and vegetables.Nos dimos un banquete de un amplio surtido de carne y verduras locales.
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feast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el banquete m, festín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (religion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
feast dayfiesta de guardar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to feast one's eyes on somethingrecrear la vista en algo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. darse un banquete
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feast [fiːst]
noun
1 (meal) banquete (m); (big meal) comilona (informal) (f); tragadera (f) (informal); (Méx)
it's feast or famine cuando mucho, cuando nada
It's feast or famine, isn't it? Sex, I mean. Either you're at it all the time or you're never at it at all While her life is rich in memories, money is a problem. "It's feast or famine with me," she says
2 (Rel) fiesta (f)
3 (treat)
the film promises a feast of special effects la película promete ser un derroche de efectos especiales
transitive verb
[+guest] agasajar
to feast one's eyes on sth/sb regalarse la vista con algo/algn
intransitive verb
darse un banquete
to feast on sth darse un banquete con algo
modifier
feast day (n) (Rel) fiesta (f); día (m) festivo
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feast day
el día festivo
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