[fet ga-lahnt] /fɛt gaˈlɑ̃t/
noun, plural fêtes galantes
[fet ga-lahnt] /fɛt gaˈlɑ̃t/ (Show IPA). French.
a representation, in art, of elegantly dressed groups at play in a rural or parklike setting.
[feyt, fet] /feɪt, fɛt/ noun, plural fetes. 1. a day of celebration; holiday: The Fourth of July is a great American fete. 2. a festive celebration or entertainment: The ball was the greatest fete of the season. 3. a religious feast or festival: a fete lasting several days in honor of a saint. verb (used […]
[fet-uh-ree-tuh] /ˌfɛt əˈri tə/ noun 1. a grain sorghum cultivated for grain and forage.
[fee-shuh l] /ˈfi ʃəl/ adjective 1. concerned with declarations of war and treaties of peace: fetial law. /ˈfiːʃəl/ noun (pl) fetiales (ˌfiːʃɪˈeɪliːz) 1. (in ancient Rome) any of the 20 priestly heralds involved in declarations of war and in peace negotiations adjective 2. of or relating to the fetiales 3. a less common word for […]
[fet-ish, fee-tish] /ˈfɛt ɪʃ, ˈfi tɪʃ/ noun 1. an object regarded with awe as being the embodiment or habitation of a potent spirit or as having magical potency. 2. any object, idea, etc., eliciting unquestioning reverence, respect, or devotion: to make a fetish of high grades. 3. Psychology. any object or nongenital part of the […]