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fete

play

noun \ˈfāt, ˈfet\
variants: or

fête

play

Definition of fete

  1. 1 :  festival Class Day, the great fete of the year — Catherine D. Bowen

  2. 2a :  a lavish often outdoor entertainment a fete in the park with music and performancesb :  a large elaborate party a fete to celebrate the museum's centennial

Examples of fete in a Sentence

  1. won a prize at the church fete

  2. the heiress wanted to do something with her life other than shuttle from fete to fete

Origin and Etymology of fete

Middle English fete, from Middle French, from Old French feste — more at feast

Other Performing Arts Terms


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fete

verb
variants: or

fête

Definition of fete

feted

or

fêted

;

feting

or

fêting

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to honor or commemorate with a fete

  3. 2 :  to pay high honor to

Examples of fete in a Sentence

  1. They feted the winning team with banquets and parades.

  2. the returning servicemen and servicewomen were feted with a week's worth of celebrations

Origin and Etymology of fete

see 1fete


FETE Defined for English Language Learners

fete

play
noun

Definition of fete for English Language Learners

  • : a large party or celebration

  • : an outdoor event for raising money that usually includes competitions and things for sale

fete

verb

Definition of fete for English Language Learners

  • : to honor (a person) or celebrate (something) with a large party or public celebration



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