Pronunciation: (kun-fet'ē for 1; It. kôn-fet'tē for 2),[key] —n.pl., —sing.-fet•toPronunciation: ( It.-fet'tô)[key]for 2. 1. (used with a sing. v.) small bits of paper, usually colored, thrown or dropped from a height to enhance the gaiety of a festive event, as a parade, wedding, or New Year's Eve party.
2. confections; bonbons.