fete

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See also: fetĕ, fețe, fête, fêté, and Fete

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French fête

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Noun[edit]

fete (plural fetes)

  1. A festival open to the public, the proceeds from which are often given to charity.
    • 1991, Treasure Hunting, Treasure Hunting Publications:
      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.
  2. A feast, celebration or carnival.

Verb[edit]

fete (third-person singular simple present fetes, present participle feting, simple past and past participle feted)

  1. (transitive, usually in the passive) To celebrate (a person).
    • 1992, Today, News Group Newspapers Ltd:
      Danielle Salamon was also four when she was feted as a musical genius in 1953.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fēte

  1. vocative masculine singular of fētus

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin feteo

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fete

  1. to smell bad, to stink

Romanian[edit]

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fete f pl

  1. plural form of fată

Swedish[edit]

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fete

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of fet.