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Noun: trumpet  trúm-pit
  1. A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    - cornet, horn, trump
     
  2. The cry of an elephant
Verb: trumpet  trúm-pit
  1. Proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet
    "Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty"
     
  2. (music) play or blow on the trumpet
     
  3. Utter in trumpet-like sounds
    "Elephants are trumpeting"

Derived forms: trumpeting, trumpeted, trumpets

Type of: brass, brass instrument, emit, exclaim, let loose, let out, play, proclaim, promulgate, utter

Encyclopedia: Trumpet, Herefordshire