Definition of Confetti

1. Noun. Small pieces or streamers of colored paper that are thrown around on festive occasions (as at a wedding).

Generic synonyms: Paper



Definition of Confetti

1. n. pl. Bonbons; sweetmeats; confections; also, plaster or paper imitations of, or substitutes for, bonbons, often used by carnival revelers, at weddings, etc.

Definition of Confetti

1. Noun. Small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions, especially at weddings ¹

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Definition of Confetti

1. confetto [n] - See also: confetto

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confetti

confessionist
confessionists
confessionless
confessions
confessor
confessoress
confessoresses
confessorial
confessors
confessorship
confessory
confessour
confessours
confest
confestly
confetti (current term)
confetto
confidable
confidant
confidante
confidantes
confidants
confide
confided
confidee
confidence
confidence artist
confidence game
confidence games
confidence interval

Literary usage of Confetti

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1. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"confetti were an inch deep in the streets to grab up handfuls and throw them. The authorities ordered this stopped, because dust was mixed with the confetti ..."

2. Houdini's Paper Magic: The Whole Art of Performing with Paper, Including by Harry Houdini (1922)
"Picking up the fan with the left hand, he fans the right, as if to complete the drying process, when a cloud of dry confetti is blown from the hand. ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1883)
"It was toward the latter end of the Carnival, when the street was crowded with cars, carriages, and masks, and when confetti had given place to co- ..."

4. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1792)
"... confetti, (A) The Force thereof. I. TN all cafes when any thing executory is created by deed, it j^ may, ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"... the chalk which were now represented by hollow casts to the extent sometimes of 3 per cent, of the rock. 9. Calcareous confetti and Oolitic Structure. ..."

6. The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Parsons Lathrop, Julian Hawthorne (1883)
"of Wales has fought manfully through the Carnival with confetti and bouquets, ami U received several bouquets from him, on Saturday, as her carriage moved ..."

7. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1899)
"of Wales has fought manfully through the Carnival with confetti and bouquets, and U received several bouquets from him, on Saturday, as her carriage moved ..."

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