Definition of fanfare
1 : a short and lively sounding of trumpets
2 : a showy outward display
Examples of fanfare in a sentence
The new jet was introduced with great fanfare.
Origin and Etymology of fanfare
First Known Use: 1605
FANFARE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fanfare for English Language Learners
: 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
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