noun, plural fetes.
verb (used with object), fet·ed, fet·ing.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of fete
OTHER WORDS FROM feteun·fet·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fetefate, fete
Example sentences from the Web for fete
On his return to Japan, Onoda was feted, and briefly tipped to run for the Diet, the Japanese bicameral parliament.
Unable to sell his Indian collection to Congress, Catlin went to Europe and was feted for a time for his exhibited work.
But Harry, handsome ex-Marine and feted author, is greedy for more happiness than Maddy, a WASP goddess, gives him.
The last time we had this many fresh-faced wonks geting feted for their deep thoughts was the New Deal.
The late New York mayor was feted by Clinton, Bloomberg, and more political luminaries at an Upper East Side funeral today.
The Prince Regent sought her acquaintance; the greatest nobles feted her in their princely palaces.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
In France as well as in England the name Sims is a household word, and if he chose he might be feted every day of the week.A Traveller in War-Time|Winston Churchill
Egmont in particular assumed the appearance of a light heart, entertaining the duke's sons, and being feted by them in return.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
And we have been feted and wined and dined as only mortals may be, who have fallen among long-time and well-tried friends.In to the Yukon|William Seymour Edwards
The bright-faced girl, with her French name and English sympathies, was feted and welcomed everywhere.French and English|Evelyn Everett-Green