Associations to the word «Trumpet»

Pictures for the word «Trumpet»

Wiktionary

TRUMPET, noun. (musical instrument) A musical instrument of the brass family, generally tuned to the key of B-flat; by extension, any type of lip-vibrated aerophone, most often valveless and not chromatic.
TRUMPET, noun. In an orchestra or other musical group, a musician that plays the trumpet.
TRUMPET, noun. The cry of an elephant.
TRUMPET, noun. (figurative) One who praises, or propagates praise, or is the instrument of propagating it.
TRUMPET, noun. A funnel, or short flaring pipe, used as a guide or conductor, as for yarn in a knitting machine.
TRUMPET, verb. (intransitive) To sound loudly, be amplified
TRUMPET, verb. (intransitive) To play the trumpet.
TRUMPET, verb. (intransitive) Of an elephant, to make its cry.
TRUMPET, verb. (transitive) To proclaim loudly; to promote enthusiastically
TRUMPET CREEPER, noun. A large flowering vine, the trumpet vine, Campsis radicans
TRUMPET CREEPERS, noun. Plural of trumpet creeper
TRUMPET TREE, noun. Any of the species in the genus Tabebuia, noted for their trumpet-shaped flowers.
TRUMPET TREES, noun. Plural of trumpet tree
TRUMPET VINE, noun. A North American vine grown for its abundant trumpet-shaped flowers, Campsis radicans
TRUMPET VINES, noun. Plural of trumpet vine

Dictionary definition

TRUMPET, noun. A brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves.
TRUMPET, verb. Proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet; "Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty".
TRUMPET, verb. Play or blow on the trumpet.
TRUMPET, verb. Utter in trumpet-like sounds; "Elephants are trumpeting".

Wise words

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