HyperDic: fanfare

English > 2 senses of the word fanfare:
NOUNcommunicationfanfare, ostentation, flasha gaudy outward display
communicationfanfare, flourish, tucket(music) a short / short lively tune played on brass instruments
fanfare > pronunciation
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > fanfare: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA gaudy outward display.
Synonymsostentation, flash
Narrowerbravado, blusterA swaggering show of courage
exhibitionismextravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself
pedantryAn ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning
ritzostentatious display of elegance
splurgeAn ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
BroaderdisplayExhibiting openly in public view
Spanishcharanga, fanfarria, ostentación
Catalanfanfàrria, ostentació
English > fanfare: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(music) a short / short lively tune played on brass instruments.
Example "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare"
Synonymsflourish, tucket
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broadertune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phraseA succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

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