feat
Pronunciation Noun

feat (plural feats)

  1. A relatively rare or difficult accomplishment.
Translations Adjective

feat (comparative feater, superlative featest)

  1. (archaic) Dexterous in movements or service; skilful; neat; pretty.
    • 1590, Robert Greene (dramatist), Greenes Mourning Garment, London: Thomas Newman, “The Shepheards Tale,” p. 17,
      […] she set downe her period on the face of Alexis, thinking he was the fairest, and the featest swaine of all the rest.
    • 1593, Thomas Lodge, Phillis, London: John Busbie, “Induction,”
      Oh you high sp’rited Paragons of witte,
      That flye to fame beyond our earthly pitch,
      Whose sence is sound, whose words are feat and fitte,
      Able to make the coyest eare to itch:
      Shroud with your mighty wings that mount so well,
      These little loues, new crept from out the shell.
    • c. 1609, William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, Act V, Scene 5,
      […] never master had
      A page so kind, so duteous, diligent,
      So tender over his occasions, true,
      So feat, so nurse-like:
    • c. 1611, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II, Scene 1,
      And look how well my garments sit upon me;
      Much feater than before:
Verb

feat (feats, present participle feating; past and past participle feated)

  1. (obsolete) To form; to fashion.
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, Act I, Scene 1,
      […] most praised, most loved,
      A sample to the youngest, to the more mature
      A glass that feated them, and to the graver
      A child that guided dotards;
Verb

feat (feats, present participle feating; past and past participle feated)

  1. (transitive, informal) To feature.



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.004
Offline English dictionary