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fest

 (fĕst)
n.
A gathering or occasion characterized by a specified activity. Often used in combination: a music fest; a chilifest.

[From German Fest, festival, from Middle High German fest, from Latin fēstum; see feast.]

fest

(fɛst)
n
a. a meeting or event at which the emphasis is on a particular activity: a fashion fest.
b. (in combination): schmaltz-fest; lovefest.
[C19: from German Fest festival]
Translations

fest

[fest] N film festfestival m de cine
gore festorgía f de sangre

fest

n (inf)Festival nt; film/jazz festFilm-/Jazzfestival nt; gore fest (= film)blutrünstiger Film
References in classic literature ?
Robin Hood makes a great fest to all the shepherds and shepherdesses round about.
Those Beecher natives are having some sort of a song- fest, though.
The fest organizers' fascination with Sweden's filmmakers, such as Ingmar Bergman, and promising co-production opportunities contributed to the selection of Sweden as this year's informal focus, Cakoff says.
The film is among the 26 full-length feature films and eight programs of shorts featured at Method Fest 2006, a festival retuning for a second year to Calabasas.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Pheasants Forever (PF) announces the National Pheasant Fest 2007 Farm Bill Forum.
Does this mean that the fest is now officially an annual event?
The Coffee Fest New World Latte Art Championship's sport a new tournament format with 64 competitors going head-to-head in a 3-minute pour-off with winners advancing up the bracket based on scores for the following criteria: Aesthetic beauty, definition, color infusion, degree of difficulty and creativity and speed.
A date shift for the Tribeca Fest has long been buzzed about, but fest organizers officially scotch any such talk.
Sports Alumni, under its subsidiary American Football Alumni, will work with Club Scene to manage and promote Football Fest in select markets nationwide.
Mendoza is showcasing his acclaimed drama, 'Ma' Rosa,' which won best actress for lead star Jaclyn Jose at the Cannes fest in May.
Unveiled at Coffee Fest Las Vegas in June, Splick-It introduced attendees to its service that allows customers to pre-order and pay for coffee and tea drinks, sandwiches and other items quickly and simply using SMS/text messaging.
Yet for acquisition execs, whom fests rely on for street cred, one less fest trip won't be missed.