confetti confetti  /kən ˈfɛ ti/


  • (n) small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)


  1. Simple Ceremony at Rivendell

    Rivendell Acadey graduate Kaitlin Maddock fires a tube of confetti to celebrate the close of her high school career in Orford June 15, 2013. Valley News - James M. Patterson
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. Doug Clark: Street Music Week hit whole new high - Sun, 16 Jun 2013 PST

    Before we strike up the band and make the big confetti mess, I’d like to explain why the 11th annual Spokane Street Music Week should be remembered as the year of happy accidents.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

  3. Embarking Badgers

    Family and friends once again lined the stadium bleachers at Yosemite High School June 7, holding signs, blowing horns and spraying confetti to cheer on the 148 students that make… Click to Continue »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sierra Star

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  1. "How do I compare them? Both have confetti landing on my head," athletic director Jeremy Foley said. "I couldn't believe it in April, I can't believe it now. I can't believe I can talk about it without jinxing us. Obviously, things had to...
    on Jan 8, 2007 By: Jeremy Foley Source: USA Today

  2. Bonuses were "showered like confetti" on AIG employees, Blumenthal said.
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: FOXNews

  3. "At physical contact at orbital speeds, a hypersonic shock wave bursts outwards through the structures," Oberg said in e-mailed comments. "It literally shreds the material into confetti and detonates any fuels."
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: James Oberg Source: USA Today

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