- (countable) A flourish of trumpets or horns as to announce; a short and lively air performed on hunting horns during the chase.
- They played a short fanfare to announce the arrival of the king.
- (countable, uncountable) A show of ceremony or celebration.
- The town opened the new library with fanfare and a speech from the mayor.
- Russian: фанфа́ра
- Spanish: fanfarria, bombo y platillo
fanfare (fanfares, present participle fanfaring; past and past participle fanfared)
- To play a fanfare.
- (music) To embellish with fanfares.
- To imitate a fanfare, in order to dramatize the presentation or introduction of something.
- To introduce with pomp and show.
- To mark an arrival or departure with music, noise, or drama.
- To publicize or announce.
- To fan out.