1 a flourish or short tune played on brass instruments, used as a military signal, at a ceremonial event, etc.
2 an ostentatious flourish or display
(C17: from French, back formation from fanfarer to play a flourish on trumpets; see fanfaronade)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
ballyhoo, fanfaronade, flourish, trump (archaic) trumpet call, tucket (archaic)
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