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Definition of -fest combining form from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(in nouns) a festival or large meeting involving a particular activity, or with a particular atmosphere a jazzfest a talkfest (= a session involving long discussions)
  2. 2(usually disapproving) a lovefest (= an event in which people show too much affection for each other that may not be genuine)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: -fest