Definition of banquet
- a state banquet
- an awards banquet
They held a banquet in his honor.
prepared a celebratory banquet for the graduating class
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
banqueted the returning troops at the military base
: a formal dinner for many people usually to celebrate a special event
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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