fete fete  /ˈfeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an elaborate party (often outdoors)
  2. (n) an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
  3. (v) have a celebration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He asked Coldplay to play this little fete and picked us up at the airport.
  2. Mario Anzuoni Reuters Corbis But above all, this midday fete is engineered to give the movie's star one final turn in the spotlight.
  3. Saturday night the fete will peak in a pyrotechnical dazzle put on by Tommy Walker, who helped stage the finale of the Statue of Liberty centenary.

News

  1. Cougar baseball teams honored

    Members of Crisp County High’s record-setting 2013 varsity baseball team were honored along with junior varsity and middle school players at an awards fete held last week in the school cafetorium.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Cordele Dispatch

  2. Maria Menounos Parties With Kardashians, Dishes Dirt On Nicholson

    Maria Menounos is in headlines this week after celebrating her birthday with the Kardashians and then dishing some dirt on Jack Nicholson. Menounos threw herself a birthday fete at her home last week and invited the reality-show family as well …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  3. Emma Watson Brings The Bling Ring to the Big Apple

    Emma Watson and her Bling Ring costars premiered their new project in NYC last night at the Paris Theatre. She was joined by director Sofia Coppola, Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, and the rest of the cast for the East Coast fete for the new film. The gang hooked up in LA last week when they premiered The Bling Ring alongside stars like Gwen Stefani and real-life Bling Ring victim Paris Hilton ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PopSugar

Quotes

  1. "I was playing at a garden fete in the village where I lived just outside Liverpool playing with a skiffle group," says Lennon. "And he came along and that's how we met."
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: John Lennon Source: BBC News

  2. Blackwell said: "It is a fete accompli that 'Killa' will be going. He spoke to Trevor Birch but we can't reach an agreement. At the moment, this club is not in a position to offer outrageous terms to anyone. We can't afford to pay the terms we used...
    on Dec 18, 2009 By: Kevin Blackwell Source: Yorkshire Post

  3. "I'd like to see lots of money raised for my local church fete," Mr Rudd said.
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Herald Sun

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