Meaning of fete

fete

Pronunciation: (fāt, fet), [key]
— n., pl. v., fetes, fet•ed, fet•ing.
—n.
  1. a day of celebration; holiday: The Fourth of July is a great American fete.
  2. a festive celebration or entertainment: The ball was the greatest fete of the season.
  3. a religious feast or festival: a fete lasting several days in honor of a saint.
—v.t.
  1. to entertain at or honor with a fete: to fete a visiting celebrity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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