Origin of trombone
Examples from the Web for trombone
There was never any one criterion for how every trombone or tenor saxophone or singer should sound.
Instead of spoofing it, Farmer Derek plays it on trombone in an open field.
While his trombone skills are decent, he certainly draws a crowd—or rather, a herd.
All you had to do was board with your submachine gun in a trombone case, as Martin McNally did at St. Louis airport in 1972.
The trombone gave out a low and heavy growl—the "gyastacutas," a bung!The Puddleford Papers,|H. H. Riley
The lute, the trombone, the pommer and the triangle were new acquisitions.Some Forerunners of Italian Opera|William James Henderson
He listened glumly to the January blasts making an Aeolian trombone of the empty street.The Trimmed Lamp|O. Henry
In summer, when they were in bloom, he used to sit there with his friend that played the trombone.My Antonia|Willa Cather
The trombone was introduced at this Festival for the first time.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
British Dictionary definitions for trombone
Word Origin for trombone
Word Origin and History for trombone
brass wind instrument, 1724, from Italian trombone, augmentative form of tromba "trumpet," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German trumba "trumpet;" see trumpet).