Meaning of -FEST in English

-FEST

a combining form occurring in compound words that have the general sense "an assembly of people engaged in a common activity"; the first element of the compound usually specifies the activity: gabfest; lovefest; slugfest; songfest.

[ Fest festival, holiday (see FEAST), as in Sängerfest choral festival ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .