noun, plural fêtes cham·pê·tres [fet shahn-pe-truh]. /fɛt ʃɑ̃ˈpɛ trə/. French.
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The real hackers—whoever they may prove to be—had pulled off a feat: they ruined a Hollywood fete.
The glamorous fete was followed by the premiere of the 4-hour miniseries Olive Kitteridge, which will premiere on HBO Nov. 2.Frances McDormand on 'Olive Kitteridge,' Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX's 'Fargo'|Marlow Stern|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Fete Worse Than Death was an organizational disaster and a massive success.Joshua Compston Was Once the Wunderkind of the British Art World…and Now He’s Been Practically Forgotten|Anthony Haden-Guest|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thanks to the presence of blackface and KKK costumes, her offensive fete went viral and earner her instant infamy.
Paris Hilton tried her hand at DJing in L.A. at a fete celebrating the release of her new single with Lil Wayne, "Good Time."Paris Hilton's Trippy Los Angeles Release Party For Her Single With Lil Wayne|Jean Trinh|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At midsummer was to be a fete in the Saboba village, and the San Bernardino priest would come there.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Two or three times during the winter he gave a fete as a matter of social pride in return for the civilities he received.Juana|Honore de Balzac
Both were present at this fete given at the New Palace on the night of the 15th of July in their character of reporters.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne
Everybody wore rich apparel and was talking of the coming fete.The Land of the Changing Sun|William N. Harben
Next week, sometime, I am to have my promised lawn fete to introduce 53 the countryside to the new member of our household.Mavis of Green Hill|Faith Baldwin
British Dictionary definitions for fête champêtre
noun plural fêtes champêtres (fɛt ʃɑ̃pɛtrə)
- a genre of painting popular in France from the early 18th century, characterized by the depiction of figures in pastoral settings. Watteau was its most famous exponent
- a painting in this genre