- any of a family of brass wind instruments with a powerful, penetrating tone, consisting of a tube commonly curved once or twice around on itself and having a cup-shaped mouthpiece at one end and a flaring bell at the other.
- an organ stop having a tone resembling that of a trumpet.
- a trumpeter.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of trumpet
OTHER WORDS FROM trumpettrum·pet·less, adjectivetrum·pet·like, adjectiveun·trum·pet·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for trumpet
While the President was trumpeting amnesty, The New York Times reported on how manufacturing jobs were paying less and less.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again|Lloyd Green|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Internet exploded with glee, with sites from the Washington Post to Buzzfeed to Gawker trumpeting the debate.
Strong Kabul governments before the Soviet invasion of 1979 never tired of trumpeting various territorial claims on Pakistan.
Yet here is Speaker Boehner now trumpeting his eagerness for a sequester.
Yet they are trumpeting it as a kind of "victory," because they fought Israel and survived.
The roar of the furnaces could be heard in the trumpeting of the funnels.The Mystery of the Sea|Bram Stoker
The brute made a noise exactly like the water running out of a bath, a sort of choked, trumpeting noise.The Secret Service Submarine|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Away dashed the herd, trumpeting and screaming as they rushed through the high grass.The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon|Samuel White Baker
A booming, trumpeting bark of warning sprang into Lad's throat—and died there.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
Barritus is the word used for the trumpeting of an elephant.The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus|Ammianus Marcellinus