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Definition 1: a gaudy outward display - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for fanfare in the sense of this definition

(fanfare is a kind of ...) exhibiting openly in public view

"a display of courage"

(... is a kind of fanfare ) a swaggering show of courage

(... is a kind of fanfare ) extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself

(... is a kind of fanfare ) ostentatious display of elegance

"they put on the ritz"

(... is a kind of fanfare ) an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)

(... is a kind of fanfare ) an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning

Definition 2: (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where fanfare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he entered to a flourish of trumpets
  • her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare

Synonyms for fanfare in the sense of this definition

(fanfare is a kind of ...) a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

"she was humming an air from Beethoven"

(fanfare belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

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