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Definition 1: a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for trumpet in the sense of this definition

(trumpet is a kind of ...) a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

(... is a kind of trumpet ) an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake

Definition 2: proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet - [verb of communication]

Samples where trumpet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty

(trumpet is a kind of ...) state or announce

"`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed" "The King will proclaim an amnesty"

Definition 3: utter in trumpet-like sounds - [verb of communication]

Samples where trumpet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Elephants are trumpeting

(trumpet is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 4: play or blow on the trumpet - [verb of creation]

(trumpet is a kind of ...) perform music on (a musical instrument)

"He plays the flute" "Can you play on this old recorder?"

(trumpet implies ...) exhale hard

"blow on the soup to cool it down"

(trumpet belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

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