trumpet

  • 1 Trumpet — Trump et, n. [F. trompette, dim. of trompe. See {Trump} a trumpet.] 1. (Mus.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved (once or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 trumpet — [trum′pit] n. [ME trompette < MFr, dim. of trompe: see TRUMP2] 1. a brass instrument with a bright tone, consisting of a tube in an oblong loop or loops, with a flared bell and, in the modern instrument, three valves for producing changes in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 trumpet — ► NOUN 1) a brass musical instrument with a flared bell and a bright, penetrating tone. 2) something shaped like a trumpet, especially the tubular central part of a daffodil flower. 3) the loud cry of an elephant. ► VERB (trumpeted, trumpeting)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Trumpet — Trump et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trumpeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trumpeting}.] [Cf. F. trompeter.] To publish by, or as by, sound of trumpet; to noise abroad; to proclaim; as, to trumpet good tidings. [1913 Webster] They did nothing but publish and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Trumpet — Trump et, v. i. To sound loudly, or with a tone like a trumpet; to utter a trumplike cry. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 trumpet — (n.) c.1300, from O.Fr. trompette trumpet, dim. of trompe (see TRUMP (Cf. trump) (n.2)). The verb is recorded from 1520s; figurative sense of to proclaim, extol is attested from 1580s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 trumpet — index circulate, herald, inform (notify), proclaim, propagate (spread), publish Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 Trumpet —   [englisch, trʌmpɪt], Trompete …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 trumpet — The verb has inflected forms trumpeted, trumpeting …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 Trumpet — Infobox Instrument color1=#FFD700 color2=#FFEC8B name=Trumpet classification= *Wind *Brass *Aerophone range=Written range: related=Flugelhorn, Cornet, Bugle, Natural trumpet, Bass trumpet, Post horn, Roman tuba, Bucina, Shofar, Conch, Lur,… …

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  • 11 trumpet — trumpetless, adj. trumpetlike, adj. /trum pit/, n. 1. Music. a. 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 …

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  • 12 trumpet — /ˈtrʌmpət / (say trumpuht) noun 1. Music a. any of a family of musical wind instruments with a penetrating, powerful tone, consisting of a tube, now usually metallic, and commonly once or twice curved round upon itself, having a cup shaped… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 trumpet — n. & v. n. 1 a a tubular or conical brass instrument with a flared bell and a bright penetrating tone. b its player. c an organ stop with a quality resembling a trumpet. 2 a the tubular corona of a daffodil etc. b a trumpet shaped thing (ear… …

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  • 14 trumpet — I. noun Etymology: Middle English trompette, from Anglo French, from trumpe trump Date: 14th century 1. a. a wind instrument consisting of a conical or cylindrical usually metal tube, a cup shaped mouthpiece, and a flared bell; specifically a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 trumpet — I UK [ˈtrʌmpɪt] / US [ˈtrʌmpət] noun [countable] Word forms trumpet : singular trumpet plural trumpets * 1) a) a musical instrument that is a curved metal tube with a wide end. You play it by blowing into it as you press buttons on the top.… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 trumpet — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ muted VERB + TRUMPET ▪ blow, sound TRUMPET + VERB ▪ blare, sound …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 trumpet — Synonyms and related words: English horn, adulate, advertise, air, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, apotheosize, bagpipe, ballad horn, ballyhoo, baritone, bark, bass horn, bassoon, bawl, bay, beep, belaud, bell, bellow, bepraise, blare,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 trumpet — англ. [тра/мпит] труба: 1) медн. дух. инструм.; ◊ alto trumpet [а/льтоу тра/мпит] альтовая т. bass trumpet [бэйс тра/мпит] басовая т. natural trumpet …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 19 trumpet — trum·pet || trÊŒmpɪt n. one of several musical wind instruments made of brass tubing with a flared bell at the end and having a strong and penetrating tone; something that looks like a trumpet; sound of a trumpet, sound similar to that of a… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 trumpet — trum•pet [[t]ˈtrʌm pɪt[/t]] n. 1) mad a) 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… …

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