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Definition of "feat" []

  • A notable act or deed, especially an act of courage; an exploit. (noun)
  • An act of skill, endurance, imagination, or strength; an achievement. (noun)
  • Obsolete A specialized skill; a knack. (noun)
  • Archaic Adroit; dexterous. (adjective)
  • Archaic Neat; trim. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "feat" in a sentence
  • "Just how Mahler's music accomplishes this feat is another question that Mr. Lebrecht's book explores, along with the details of Mahler's life and the author's own deep, personal engagement with the composer's music."
  • "This feat is all the more remarkable when you learn that the book was published in 1917!"
  • "Either feat is astounding utilizing any weapon but these guys (I can't even remember their names) did it with "tools" like most of us have or can buy."