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British pronunciation/fˈiːst wˈɒnz ˈaɪz ˌɒn ˌɛsbˈiː slˈaʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
American pronunciation/fˈiːst wˈʌnz ˈaɪz ˌɑːn ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
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to observe someone or something with a great sense of pleasure or fulfillment

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to [feast] {one's} eyes on  {sb/sth} definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "feast one's eyes on somebody or something" and when to use it?

The idiom "feast one's eyes on somebody or something" originates from the figurative use of the word "feast." In its literal sense, a feast is a lavish meal or banquet characterized by abundance and enjoyment. However, when used metaphorically, "feast" implies indulgence, satisfaction, and delight in a particular experience. It is used to convey the idea of delighting in the visual appearance or beauty of a person, object, or scene. It suggests a sense of intense pleasure or enjoyment derived from looking at something that is visually appealing or captivating.

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The audience at the fashion show feasted their eyes on the stunning runway models, showcasing the latest designer collections.
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