Complete Definition of "fete"

see|fête|fet�
English

Etymology
From French fête

Pronunciation
IPA: /feɪt/
AHD: /f�t/
SAMPA: /feIt/
*Homophones: fate
*Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪt|-eɪt

Noun
fete or fête (plural fetes or fêtes)

  1. A festival open to the public, the proceeds from which are often given to charity.
  2. A feast, celebration or carnival.

Quotations
1991 The final fete of the year was held at the Plymouth Hoe on 20 July, where fine weather and crowds of people ensured much support for local charities and boosted club finds. — Treasure Hunting, Brentwood, Essex: Treasure Hunting Publications

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
to fete or to fête (feting or fêting, feted or fêted)

  1. (usually in the passive) To celebrate (a person).

Quotations
1992: Danielle Salamon was also four when she was feted as a musical genius in 1953. — Today, London: News Group Newspapers Ltd


Romanian

Pronunciation
IPA|/'fe.te/

Noun
ro-pl|fat�|gend=f

  1. girls

Category:ro:People


Swedish

Adjective
fete

  1. See fet

Category:French derivations

sv:fete
zh:fete

Revision and Credits for"fete"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
Translate Into:
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2022 All rights reserved.

Share
Popular Pages