Meaning of “fest” in the English Dictionary

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festnoun, suffix

uk /fest/ us /fest/

-festsuffix

uk /fest / us /fest /

used in combination with other nouns to create a word for a situation in which there is a lot of something:

They met at a recent economic gabfest (= an occasion when there is a lot of talking) in Washington.
The documentary is a fascinating clipfest (= a film that includes lots of different clips).

(Definition of “fest” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)