Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: fanfare  'fan,fehr
  1. A gaudy outward display
    - ostentation, flash
  2. (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments
    "her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare";
    - flourish, tucket

Derived forms: fanfares

Type of: air, display, line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune

Encyclopedia: Fanfare