[ fet shahn-pe-truh ]
/ fɛt ʃɑ̃ˈpɛ trə /
noun, plural fêtes cham·pê·tres [fet shahn-pe-truh] /fɛt ʃɑ̃ˈpɛ trə/. French.
an outdoor festival or a garden party.
THIS 5TH GRADE VOCABULARY QUIZ COVERS ALL THE BASICS
This teacher-developed 5th grade word list covers all the basics to prepare students for middle school.
Question 1 of 10
Words nearby fête champêtre
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for fete champetre
/ French (fɛt ʃɑ̃pɛtrə) /
noun plural fêtes champêtres (fɛt ʃɑ̃pɛtrə)
a garden party, picnic, or similar outdoor entertainment
Also: fête galante (fɛt ɡalɑ̃t) arts
- 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
Word Origin for fête champêtre
C18: from French, literally: country festival
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012