—n. 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.
—v.t. to entertain at or honor with a fete: to fete a visiting celebrity.Also,fêtePronunciation: (fāt, fet; Fr. fet).[key]