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fanfare

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noun fan·fare \ˈfan-ˌfer\

Simple Definition of fanfare

  • : a lot of talk or activity showing that people are excited about something

  • : a short piece of music played loudly with trumpets especially to announce that someone is arriving

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fanfare

  1. 1 :  a short and lively sounding of trumpets

  2. 2 :  a showy outward display

Examples of fanfare in a sentence

  1. The new jet was introduced with great fanfare.



Origin of fanfare

French


First Known Use: 1605


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