Definition of blood feast in English:

blood feast

Pronunciation /ˈblʌd fiːst/


  • 1An occasion of extended or unrestrained violence and bloodshed; a war or massacre.

  • 2A feast of blood or flesh, especially that of a person killed as part of a ritual or occult practice.

  • 3An instance of feeding on the blood of a person or animal by a mosquito, leech, etc.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in George Chapman (?1560–1634), poet and playwright. From blood + feast.