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. It was obvious that all this was the work of no ordinary thief, and perhaps inevitable that the name of Raffles should have been dragged from oblivion by callous disrespecters of the departed and unreasoning apologists for the police.
"If this isn't that tiara that Lady May was married in," said Raffles, "and that disappeared out of the room she changed in, while it rained confetti on the steps, I'll present it to her instead of the one she lost.
"As you left the choice of your costumes to me," said the count to the two friends, "I have had these brought, as they will be the most worn this year; and they are most suitable, on account of the confetti (sweetmeats), as they do not show the flour."
Debbie is currently working on her second feature film - a comedy called Confetti starring Martin Freeman from The Office and Alison Steadman.
This colourful patch of Worcestershire is set to be harvested in the next few days -so their petals can be turned into confetti. The pink, purple and fuchsia delphiniums have been grown by farmer Charles Hudson near Pershore, who set up the Real Flower Confetti Company four years ago and now employs 85 people.
WITH confetti raining down around her, Jodie Kidd looked like the dream bride.
York's command of her craft is evident from the opening, when the dancers rise slowly from the floor and almost immediately speed into fast runs and turns, looking like heavenly confetti tossed by an eternal breeze.
A BRIDE-TO-BE is the lucky winner of our VIP Experience at the Confetti wedding show.
In true Amir and Faryal fashion - who are known for hosting elaborate parties and sharing them on social media - blue confetti rained down over them, as they embraced each other in a hug once the gender of the baby was revealed.
All Saints, one of the biggest girl bands that the UK has ever produced, will headline the Confetti Stage.
Moments later, Samonte pops the balloon with confetti coming out, indicating they will have a baby boy.