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Banquet meaning

banquet - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; " a banquet for the graduating seniors"; " the Thanksgiving feast"; " they put out quite a spread"
  2. 2. A feast; a sumptuous entertainment of eating and drinking; often, a complimentary or ceremonious feast, followed by speeches.
  3. 3. A dessert; a course of sweetmeats; a sweetmeat or sweetmeats.
  4. 4. To treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast.
  5. 5. To regale one's self with good eating and drinking; to feast.
  6. 6. To partake of a dessert after a feast.

banquet - examples of usage

  1. Knowing also that the blood on his mouth would betray him, he would, after his banquet, go to a stream and wash it off. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. It mattered, however, to this extent, that he read the letter over and over again until he knew it by heart and could picture to himself every phase of the banquet and every fleeting look on Jeanne's face. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. They seemed highly pleased with the appearance of the ship, and, it was said, did good justice to the banquet which had been prepared for them. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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