confetti


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con·fet·ti

 (kən-fĕt′ē)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
Small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are scattered around during the course of festive occasions: Confetti covers the floor every year on January 1.

[Italian, pl. of confetto, candy (from the Italian custom of throwing candy on festive occasions ), from Medieval Latin cōnfectum, from neuter of Latin cōnfectus, past participle of cōnficere, to prepare; see comfit.]

confetti

(kənˈfɛtɪ)
n
small pieces of coloured paper thrown on festive occasions, esp at the bride and groom at weddings
[C19: from Italian, plural of confetto, originally, a bonbon; see comfit]

con•fet•ti

(kənˈfɛt i)

n.
1. (used with a sing. v.) small bits of paper, usu. colored, thrown or dropped from a height at festive events, as parades.
2. candies; bonbons.
[1805–15; < Italian, pl. of confetto comfit]

confetti

- It is the plural of Italian confetto, "small sweet," as it was originally real or imitation bon-bons thrown during a carnival or after a wedding.
See also related terms for wedding.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confetti - small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)confetti - small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding)
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Translations
قُصَاصَات وَرَقِيَّةنِثارٌ يُنْثَرُ على العَروسَيْن
konfety
konfetti
konfetti
konfeti
konfetti
pappírs-/skrautsáldur
紙吹雪
색종이 조각
konfeti
konfeti
konfety
konfetti
เศษกระดาษสีสันที่ใช้โปรยในงานแต่งงาน
hoa giấy confetti

confetti

[kənˈfetiː] Nconfeti m

confetti

[kənˈfɛti] nconfettis mpl

confetti

n no plKonfetti nt

confetti

[kənˈfɛtiː] ncoriandoli mpl

confetti

(kənˈfeti) noun
small pieces of coloured paper thrown in celebration at weddings etc.

confetti

قُصَاصَات وَرَقِيَّة konfety konfetti Konfetti χαρτοπόλεμος confeti konfetti confettis konfeti coriandoli 紙吹雪 색종이 조각 confetti konfetti konfetti confete, confetti конфетти konfetti เศษกระดาษสีสันที่ใช้โปรยในงานแต่งงาน konfeti hoa giấy confetti 五彩纸屑
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The Kenworthy diamonds were taken in broad daylight, during the excitement of a charitable meeting on the ground floor, and the gifts of her belted bridegroom to Lady May Paulton while the outer air was thick with a prismatic shower of confetti.
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