Definition of confetti
: small bits or streamers of brightly colored paper made for throwing (as at weddings)
Recent Examples of confetti from the Web
Along with the fireworks there were actual fires, blasts of smoke, streams of confetti, retina-blurring lighting, spastic animations, brain-numbing predictability and very bad singing.
A YouTube user caught a drone getting fatally entangled while in the path of a confetti cannon.
Dun and Joseph hugged and acknowledged the crowd at the end of the show amid a spray of red confetti, a regular fan favorite at shows.
Mini cupcakes donated by Whole Foods Market will be served and a giant confetti celebration takes place at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The beautiful Brit dressed their bottles with colorful confetti, one way to create days and nights to remember.
Warriors players on buses passed Cahambing and his family twirling T-shirts over their heads and waving to the crowd as blue and yellow confetti rained down.
Putty makers have made thousands concocting and selling different aesthetically pleasing varieties like flubber and floam, sometimes mixing in beads, glitter or confetti for an eye-popping effect.
They were filled with confetti in shades of pink and blue.
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CONFETTI Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of confetti for Students
: small bits of brightly colored paper made for throwing at celebrations
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