in·​fare ˈin-ˌfer How to pronounce infare (audio)
chiefly dialectal
: a reception for a newly married couple

Word History


Middle English, entrance, from Old English infær, from in + fær way, from faran to go — more at fare

First Known Use

1595, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of infare was in 1595

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Cite this Entry

“Infare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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