confetti

noun con·fet·ti \ kən-ˈfe-tē \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of confetti

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

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Origin and Etymology 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


CONFETTI Defined for English Language Learners

confetti

Definition of confetti for English Language Learners

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


CONFETTI Defined for Kids

confetti

noun con·fet·ti \ kən-ˈfe-tē \

Definition of confetti for Students

: small bits of brightly colored paper made for throwing at celebrations


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