Definitions for fanfareˈfæn fɛər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fanfare

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ostentation, fanfare, flash(noun)

    a gaudy outward display

  2. flourish, fanfare, tucket(noun)

    (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments

    "he entered to a flourish of trumpets"; "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"

Wiktionary

  1. fanfare(Noun)

    A flourish of trumpets or horns as to announce; a short and lively air performed on hunting horns during the chase.

    They played a short fanfare to announce the arrival of the king.

  2. fanfare(Noun)

    A show of ceremony or celebration.

    The town opened the new library with fanfare and a speech from the mayor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fanfare(noun)

    a flourish of trumpets, as in coming into the lists, etc.; also, a short and lively air performed on hunting horns during the chase

  2. Origin: [F. Cf. Fanfaron.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fanfare

    fan-fār′, n. a flourish of trumpets or bugles—also Fanfarade′.—ns. Fan′faron, one who uses bravado: a blusterer, braggart; Fan′faronade, vain boasting: bluster: ostentation.—v.i. to bluster. [Fr. fanfare, perh. from the sound.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fanfare in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fanfare in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Witt:

    He wanted a simple, local funeral with little fanfare.

  2. Ben Oduro:

    I just want to see what the fanfare is all about, that book is a no-no in my world. Being a black male and reading a book where the demographic is more 'Desperate Housewives' or women in general is a ticket to be laughed at.

  3. Vince Lombardi:

    After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the enduring things that are left are the dedication to excellence, the dedication to victory, and the dedication to doing with our lives the very best we can to make the world a better place in which to live.

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