American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A gathering or occasion characterized by a specified activity. Often used in combination: a music fest; a chilifest.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete or dialectal form of fast.
- n. A Middle English form of fist.
- n. In German usage, a gathering of many persons to participate in or enjoy some festal performance, as singing, shooting, gymnastic exercises, etc.: as, a sängerfest, schützenfest, turnfest, etc.
- n. in combination A gathering for a specified reason or occasion
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete The fist.
- obsolete A feast.
- German Festival ("festival"). (Wiktionary)
- From German Fest, festival, from Middle High German fest, from Latin fēstum; see feast. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Why it didn't open at the beginning of the fest is a mystery to me.”
“In its 9th year, the fest is a prominent destination on the international documentary circuit, falling on the calendar just after SXSW and before Hot Docs and Full Frame, [the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival] is emerging as a viable venue for European premieres of US docs, combining a core of smart and compelling programming with a filmmaker-friendly ambience," reports David Wilson.”
“I freaking live in Utah and the sundace film fest is just hours away from me!”
“The fest is spread across four cinemas (and one lounge-cum-screening-room) in both downtown Victoria and the nearby suburb of Langford, and utilizes a host of alternative spots (the usual mix of pubs and restaurants, open stages and auditoriums) for non-screening events, mostly centered on conversations with filmmakers, support industry and officials about the state of play in local and indie cinema.”
“You may be thinking a modern auditorium, like The American Airlines Center in Dallas where this fundamentalist dumb-fest is going to be held.”
“I understand that a similar weasel fest is going on with the Oregon School for the Blind property.”
“I rushed out to a 9 p.m. unofficial screening of Conviction at a theater located far, far away from the main fest, which means a $22 Canadian cab ride each way when money is very tight this trip.”
“Thank you so much for that helpful message in your sidebar, telling those of us fresh from your memoir (and new to your blog) where to continue … … So now my marathon blog-reading fest is over (you really did submit a lot of posts in 2007 and 2008, you know!), but like other readers, I will look forward to reading your next post whenever it is.”
“It's beyond crazy, especially when this greed-fest is threatening the survival of America.”
“The fest is quite often a haze, and this picture of me taken by Jamie Tipps proves it.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘fest’.
The middle-aged corporate marketer's version of a teen lexicon.
This list was generated by first taking a letter from the alphabet, or any of the initial cluster set of phonesthemes compiled by the ingenious Benjamin Shisler) and then sticking one of the suffix...
short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
( personal list, randomness )
shivarees, fiestas, and other celebrations
Turkish: Fuck me, hold tight. What's that?
Tommy: It's me belt, Turkish.
Turkish: No, Tommy. There's a gun in your trousers. What's a gun doing in your trousers?...
Looking for tweets for fest.