- Fete is defined as an outside festival, feast or party.
An example of a fete is a school carnival.
- A festival or feast.
- a. An elaborate, often outdoor entertainment.b. An elaborate party.
transitive verbfet·ed, fet·ing, fetes also fêt·ed or fêt·ing or fêtes
- To celebrate or honor with a festival, a feast, or an elaborate entertainment.
- To pay honor to.
Origin of feteFrench fête, from Old French feste; see feast.
(third-person singular simple present fetes, present participle feting, simple past and past participle feted)
- (usually in the passive) To celebrate (a person).
From French fête