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Banquet - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Banquet' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Banquet [ n.]
- A feast; a sumptuous entertainment of eating and drinking; often, a complimentary or ceremonious feast, followed by speeches.
- A dessert; a course of sweetmeats; a sweetmeat or sweetmeats.
2 . Banquet [ v. i.]
- To regale one's self with good eating and drinking; to feast.
- To partake of a dessert after a feast.
3 . Banquet [ v. t.]
- To treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast.

Meaning of 'Banquet' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . banquet [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
Example in sentence:
  • a banquet for the graduating seniors;
  • the Thanksgiving feast;
  • they put out quite a spread