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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feyt, fet]
    • /feɪt, fɛt/
    • /feɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyt, fet]
    • /feɪt, fɛt/

Definitions of feted word

  • noun plural feted a day of celebration; holiday: The Fourth of July is a great American fete. 1
  • noun plural feted a festive celebration or entertainment: The ball was the greatest fete of the season. 1
  • noun plural feted a religious feast or festival: a fete lasting several days in honor of a saint. 1
  • verb with object feted to entertain at or honor with a fete: to fete a visiting celebrity. 1
  • noun feted Simple past tense and past participle of fete. 1
  • adjective feted celebrated or honoured 0

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Origin of feted

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
1745-55; < French fête, earlier feste feast

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Parts of speech for Feted


feted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for feted

adjective feted

  • entertained — Simple past tense and past participle of entertain.
  • banqueted — Simple past tense and past participle of banquet.
  • celebrated — A celebrated person or thing is famous and much admired.

Antonyms for feted

verb feted

  • disregarded — to pay no attention to; leave out of consideration; ignore: Disregard the footnotes.
  • forgot — a simple past tense and past participle of forget.
  • ignored — to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
  • neglected — to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years.

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