Definition of repast in English:


Syllabification: re·past
Pronunciation: /riˈpast, ˈrēˌpast


  • A meal: a sumptuous repast
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    • If you're interested in ham hocks, cornbread, southern funeral repasts, and the history of soul food, she's the expert.
    • Interred in these lengthy repasts, I develop a mad envy of the people at other tables whom I see leaving as the evening goes on.
    • Divided by season, the book includes recipes from 20 of the California Bay Area's best chefs who use local, seasonal ingredients for their tasty repasts.
    meal, feast, banquet
    informal spread, feed, bite, bite to eat
    formal collation, refection


late Middle English: from Old French, based on late Latin repascere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + pascere 'to feed'.

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