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fan·fare

 (făn′fâr′)
n.
1. Music A loud flourish of brass instruments, especially trumpets.
2. A spectacular public display.

[French, possibly of imitative origin.]

fanfare

(ˈfænfɛə)
n
1. (Music, other) a flourish or short tune played on brass instruments, used as a military signal, at a ceremonial event, etc
2. an ostentatious flourish or display
Also called: fanfarade
[C17: from French, back formation from fanfarer to play a flourish on trumpets; see fanfaronade]

fan•fare

(ˈfæn fɛər)

n.
1. a flourish played on trumpets or the like.
2. an ostentatious display.
3. publicity.
[1760–70; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fanfare - a gaudy outward displayfanfare - a gaudy outward display    
display - exhibiting openly in public view; "a display of courage"
bravado, bluster - a swaggering show of courage
exhibitionism - extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself
ritz - ostentatious display of elegance; "they put on the ritz"
splurge - an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
pedantry - an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning
2.fanfare - (music) a short lively tune played on brass instrumentsfanfare - (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments; "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, tune, strain, air, line - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"

fanfare

noun trumpet call, flourish, trump (archaic), tucket (archaic), fanfaronade a fanfare of trumpets
Translations
لَحْن بوقي
fanfára
fanfare
lúîraòytur
fanfara
fanfara
fanfartören borusu

fanfare

[ˈfænfɛəʳ] Nfanfarria f

fanfare

[ˈfænfɛər] nfanfare f (musique)fanfold paper [ˈfænfəʊld] npapier m à pliage en accordéon

fanfare

nFanfare f; trumpet fanfareTrompetenstoß m; with a fanfare of publicitymit einer aufsehenerregenden Werbekampagne

fanfare

[ˈfænfɛə] nfanfara

fanfare

(ˈfӕnfeə) noun
a short piece of music played by trumpets etc at the entry of a king or queen during a ceremony etc.
References in classic literature ?
But the lieutenant suppressed the man who wished to fist fight, and the tall cap- tain, flushing at the little fanfare of the red- bearded one, was obliged to look intently at some trees.
As he spoke the attendant cantered up the grassy enclosure, and pulling up his steed in front of the royal stand, blew a second fanfare upon his bugle.
I have had a preview of the fanfare, and it was both emotional and exciting.
The Dubai Pooram, which will be held from 9am to 11pm at Bollywood Park in Dubai Parks and Resorts, will have all the fanfare associated with the festival, sans the live elephants.
high hopes DriveTribe was launched to a great fanfare
London [United Kingdom], Apr 23 ( ANI ): The curtain raiser of Kumbh 2019 concluded with much fanfare at the British Parliament, here.
'Over the years, we have turned the Fanfare for Peace military tattoo into an important platform for deepening and expanding the SCO defense security cooperation and promoting the military cultural exchanges among the SCO member states,' Chang said.
In 2012 Prince Edward was in attendance as patron of Chetham's Music School, Manchester, when Thomas' 'Chetham's Fanfare: A Fanfare for Mass and Space' opened the new school building.
"The concert will open with the world premiere of a fanfare I have composed especially for the 70th Eisteddfod entitled Fanfare for Peace and this will be its world premiere.
Notre groupe revisite la fanfare. Il excelle dans la musique traditionnelle qui fusionne avec plusieurs genres de musique comme le funk, le hip hop, le jazz et la musique de la Nouvelle-Orleans.
Preparatory table back fanfare (1400 x 600 x 850 mm)
The annual Fanfare Competition offers an opportunity for young people aged 12-21 to compose a 30 second fanfare composition for orchestra.