English noun: fanfare
|1.||fanfare (communication) a gaudy outward display|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bluster, bravado, exhibitionism, pedantry, ritz, splurge|
|2.||fanfare (communication) (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments|
|Samples||He entered to a flourish of trumpets.|
Her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare.
|Broader (hypernym)||air, line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune|