Definition of feat in English:

feat

noun

  • An achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength.

    ‘the new printing presses were considerable feats of engineering’
    • ‘I don't need two seemingly impossible feats to accomplish in less than a year.’
    • ‘All of the aforementioned feats have been achieved by other Scottish clubs in the past.’
    • ‘The feat represents his strength in overcoming the bullying he endured as a child.’
    • ‘I don't need to be reminded that there are forces out there which can readily achieve these feats.’
    • ‘Highlanders have used it through the ages to help them perform great feats of strength while staving off hunger and thirst.’
    • ‘It is hard to imagine what other feats she could have achieved had her career not ended so suddenly.’
    • ‘His portraits are incredible feats of mastery and the hardest of his constant commissions.’
    • ‘We have a show for you like no other, featuring death defying acts of bravery and tremendous feats of skill.’
    • ‘He thought this place was old, too old to have the mechanics to be able to achieve feats like this.’
    • ‘In his lifetime, he performed many miraculous feats and showed the path of truth to his followers.’
    • ‘It was here that he first steeled himself with self-imposed feats of daring and courage that marked his whole life.’
    • ‘Both these feats were achieved at the expense of workers and the socially disadvantaged.’
    • ‘When we are done with our grievances, we shall challenge each other to feats of strength.’
    • ‘To reach a lot of the more impressive feats of engineering there's walking to be done.’
    • ‘All these feats will be achieved unsupported by teams bringing in supplies or aid.’
    • ‘Locals have achieved great feats despite rather than because of the state of the district's sports grounds.’
    • ‘These would be feats never previously achieved and one could be excused for thinking of them as over-ambitious.’
    • ‘We'd become world renowned for our feats of dramatic skill and aerobic fitness.’
    • ‘We often think of heroes as people who accomplish extraordinary feats which earn them fame.’
    • ‘He grew up to be a hero, a savior, able to achieve feats that no ordinary man could do.’
    achievement, accomplishment, attainment, coup, master stroke, triumph
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Origin

Late Middle English (in the general sense ‘action or deed’): from Old French fait, from Latin factum (see fact).

Pronunciation

feat

/fit//fēt/