|part of speech:
||a flourish of trumpets, used to mark an entrance or beginning.
The entrance of the queen was announced with a splendid fanfare.
||activity carried out with similar flourish and showiness, esp. for publicity or promotional purposes.
The visiting prince was welcomed with a great deal of fanfare at the airport; there was even a band to play his country's anthem.
||ado, flash, flourish, glitter, pomp