noun con·fet·ti \kən-ˈfe-tē\

: small pieces of brightly colored paper that people often throw at celebrations (such as weddings and parties)

Full Definition of CONFETTI

:  small bits or streamers of brightly colored paper made for throwing (as at weddings)

Origin of CONFETTI

Italian, plural of confetto sweetmeat, from Medieval Latin confectum, from Latin, neuter of confectus, past participle of conficere to prepare — more at comfit
First Known Use: 1815

Rhymes with CONFETTI


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