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Noun: trumpeter  trúm-pi-tu(r)
  1. A musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
    - cornetist, cornettist
  2. (formal) a person who announces important news
    "the chieftain had a trumpeter who announced his arrival with a trumpet";
    - herald
  3. Large gregarious crane-like bird of the forests of South America having glossy black plumage and a loud prolonged cry; easily domesticated
  4. Large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry
    - trumpeter swan, Cygnus buccinator

Derived forms: trumpeters

Type of: courier, instrumentalist, messenger, musician, muso [Brit, informal], player, swan, wader, wading bird

Part of: Cygnus, genus Cygnus, genus Psophia, Psophia

Encyclopedia: Trumpeter, Edmonton