dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


6 definitions found
 for fete
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fete \Fete\ (f[=e]t), n. [See feat.]
     A feat. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fete \Fete\, n. pl. [See Foot.]
     Feet. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fete \f[^e]te\ (f[asl]t), n. [F. See Feast.]
     A festival.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     F[^e]te champ[^e]tre[F.], a festival or entertainment in
        the open air; a rural festival.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fete \f[^e]te\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. F[^e]ted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     F[^e]ting.] [Cf. F. f[^e]ter.]
     To feast; to honor with a festival. Fetich

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fete
      n 1: an elaborate party (often outdoors) [syn: fete, feast,
           fiesta]
      2: an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one
         place); "a drama festival" [syn: festival, fete]
      v 1: have a celebration; "They were feting the patriarch of the
           family"; "After the exam, the students were celebrating"
           [syn: celebrate, fete]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "fete":
     Mardi Gras, Saturnalia, assemblee, assembly, assignation, at home,
     ball, banquet, blowout, brawl, carnival, caucus, colloquium,
     commission, committee, conclave, concourse, congregation, congress,
     conventicle, convention, convocation, council, dance, date, diet,
     do, eisteddfod, fair, feast, festival, festive occasion, festivity,
     field day, fiesta, forgathering, forum, gala, gala affair,
     gala day, gathering, get-together, great doings, high jinks,
     housewarming, jamboree, kermis, levee, meet, meeting, panel, party,
     picnic, plenum, prom, quorum, rally, reception, rendezvous, seance,
     session, shindig, sit-in, sitting, soiree, symposium, synod,
     turnout, waygoose, wayzgoose
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229