fest

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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.]
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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]
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Translations

fest

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

n (inf)Festival nt; film/jazz festFilm-/Jazzfestival nt; gore fest (= film)blutrünstiger Film
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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."
Suppose Fraulein Wundermacher should pounce upon me suddenly from behind, coming up noiselessly in her galoshes, and shatter my castles with her customary triumphant "Fetzt halte ich dich aber fest!" Why, what was I thinking of?
It's one of the few fests worldwide with an investment trove, spending" A$1 million ($700,000) partly funding a slate of pics, which then preem at the event.
Chocolate, Apple and Strawberry are the top three fests in Long Grove.
Calvento remarked: 'I'm honored that, after Busan, 'Nabubulok' has been invited to Dhaka.' He feels 'sincerely happy that international film fests in Asia consider our film something worth sharing to their audiences.'
Fest director and founder Jean-Michel Albert has established partnerships with other web fests, and events such as Drew Baldwin's Streamy awards competition, and maintains regular contact with digital departments of studios such as Fox Digital, Sony, and Fullscreen.
The Fests, who were Roman Catholic, were always staunchly anti-Nazi.
Coffee Fests the trade show where coffee and tea business happens, has announced permanent location for immediate future of the show and the industry.
Hemedez related that although they won't be able to grace the San Diego fest, they will attend the Columbia Gorge and Niagara fests and the Long Beach screening with lead star De Leon.
In the past few months several new fests have been proposed and older ones reformed, promising a far more vibrant festival landscape than before.