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Definition of the noun trumpet

What does trumpet mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: trumpets

  1. a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of trumpet: cornet / horn / trump
    • more generic terms: brass / brass instrument = 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
    • more specific word: serpent = an obsolete bass cornet

Alternative definition of the noun trumpet

noun

  1. A musical instrument of the brass family, generally tuned to the key of B-flat.
  2. In an orchestra or other musical group, a musician that plays the trumpet.
  3. The cry of an elephant.

Definition of the verb trumpet

What does trumpet mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: trumpeted | trumpeting | trumpets

  1. proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet
    • example: Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb]Susan whispered
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic]Ellen told a story | Heather cabled the news | Heather cabled, 'Come immediately.' | Susan whispered the news/a few words
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic] at / to / towards / for [Recipient]Susan whispered the news/a few words to/at Rachel
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, arbitrary control with infinitive]Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan whispered to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, that-complement clause]Ellen warned that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan complained that the party would be tonight | Susan whispered that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Ellen warned how to avoid the crowd | Susan whispered how to avoid the crowd
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] about [Topic]Susan whispered about the party
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive]Susan whispered for me to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient]Susan whispered to/at Rachel
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic]Susan whispered to Rachel, 'Leave the room.'
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive]Susan whispered to Rachel to come
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, that-complement clause]Susan whispered to Rachel that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause]Susan whispered to Rachel how to avoid the crowd

      Verbs of Communication (with the same syntax): babble, bark, bawl, bellow, blare, bleat, bluster, boom, bray, burble, cackle, call, carol, chant, chatter, chirp, cluck, coo, croak, croon, crow, cry, drawl, drone, gabble, gibber, groan, growl, grumble, grunt, gurgle, hiss, holler, hoot, howl, hum, jabber, lilt, lisp, moan, mumble, murmur, mutter, natter, prattle, purr, quaver, rage, rant, rasp, roar, rumble, scream, screech, shout, shriek, simper, sing, snap, snarl, snuffle, splutter, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, stammer, stemmer, stutter, thunder, trill, twitter, vociferate, wail, warble, wheeze, whimper, whine, whisper, whistle, whoop, yammer, yap, yell, yelp, yodel.

    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • more generic words: exclaim / proclaim / promulgate = state or announce
  2. play or blow on the trumpet
    • domain: music
    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • more generic word: play = perform music on
    • entailment: blow = exhale hard
  3. utter in trumpet-like sounds

Alternative definition of the verb trumpet

verb

  1. [intransitive] To sound loudly, be amplified
  2. [intransitive] To play the trumpet.
  3. [intransitive] Of an elephant, to make its cry.
  4. [transitive] To proclaim loudly; to promote enthusiastically

Place

Trumpet or The Trumpet is a village in Herefordshire, England. The village is named after the timber-framed Trumpet Inn.

Characters

  1. Trumpet is a fictional character from Cadillac Records.
  2. Trumpet is a fictional character played by Jim Blackmore in 1975 film The Noah.
  3. Trumpet is a fictional character in the 2000 film The Dish.
  4. Trumpet is a fictional character from the 2008 film Me and Orson Welles.

There are other characters with in their name, like Trumpet Player.

Music

  1. "Trumpet" is a musical album of Axel Dörner.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  2. "Trumpet" is a musical album of Foot Foot.
    • released in (8 years ago)

Writings

  1. "Trumpet" is the debut novel of Scottish writer and poet Jackie Kay.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Fiction
    • subjects: Scotland, Gender identity, Trumpeter
    • released in (17 years ago)
    • some of the awards:
        • Lambda Literary Award for Transgender nomination for Jackie Kay
        • Lambda Literary Award for Transgender, received by Jackie Kay
        • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award nomination for Jackie Kay
  2. "Trumpet" is a book by Roger Hargreaves.

Game

Trumpet is an award-winning game.

  • publisher: International Games
  • award: - GAMES 100 Game of the Year

Miscellanea

  1. Trumpet: A trumpet is a musical instrument. It is the highest register in the brass family. Trumpets are among the oldest musical instruments, dating back to at least 1500 BC. They are played by blowing air through closed lips, producing a "buzzing" sound that starts a standing wave vibration in the air column inside the instrument. Since the late 15th century they have primarily been constructed of brass tubing, usually bent twice into a rounded oblong shape.
    • also known as Труба (музика), 小號
  2. Trumpet, called Advanced Jumpseat by some observers, is reportedly a series of ELINT reconnaissance satellites launched by the United States during the 1990s to replace the Jumpseat satellites. Speculated to weigh 5,200 kg, three of these satellites were launched into highly elliptical orbits by Titan 4 launch vehicles from Cape Canaveral between 1994 and 1997. Their precise mission and capabilities are classified. News reports state that the satellites monitor radio communication using antennas with diameters of 150 m. It is speculated that the satellites are manufactured by Boeing.
  3. Trumpet is a fanzine.
    • some of the awards:
        • Hugo Award for Best Fanzine nomination for Tom Reamy
        • Hugo Award for Best Fanzine nomination for Tom Reamy

Phrases with Trumpet

Phrases starting with the word Trumpet:

  1. trumpet arch
  2. trumpet tree
  3. trumpet vine
  4. trumpet weed
  5. trumpet-like
  6. trumpet-tree
  7. trumpet-wood
  8. trumpet flower
  9. trumpet-shaped

Phrases ending with the word Trumpet:

  1. ear trumpet
  2. Rock Trumpet
  3. Tiny Trumpet
  4. Angel Trumpet
  5. Blood-Trumpet
  6. Nymph Trumpet
  7. water trumpet
  8. Bengal Trumpet
  9. Desert Trumpet
  10. golden trumpet
  11. Pocket trumpet

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Trumpet

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Google previewSermons and Other Practical Works (1796)

Consisting of Above One Hundred and Fifty Sermons Besides His Poetical Pieces. To which is Prefixed an Account of the Author's Life and Writings with an Elegiac Poem, and Large Contents by Ralph Erskine

A trumpet is a royal and majestic fort of an instrument, and hence usually kings of the earth are crowned and...

Such a trumpet is the gospel ; and therefore it is said of of the heralds of the great King, that preached the 33<3 The Great Trumpet ...

Google previewA System of Mechanical Philosophy (1822)

by John Robison

MUSICAL TRUMPET. The Musical Trumpet is a wind instrument which sounds by pressing the closed lips to the small end, and forcing the wind through a very narrow aperture between the lips. This is one of the most ancient of ...

Google previewEvagrius's Kephalaia Gnostika (2015)

A New Translation of the Unreformed Text from the Syriac by Ilaria L.E. Ramelli

The “last trumpet” is the order of the Judge, who has joined rational creatures to mortal bodies, good or bad. After this, there will be no more bad bodies. The last trumpet is a reference to 1 Cor 15:51–52: “we shall all be changed, in a moment, ...

Google previewMusical News (1907)

The trumpet is the scarlet of the orchestra; replace it with the comet, and the result is a dull brown. Take such examples as the end of the “ Meeresstille " Overture ( Mendelssohn), Wagner's “Sword Theme," the March in “ Tnnnhauser," the ...

Google previewThe Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq (1711)

by Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison

The Trumpet is an instrument that has in it no Compass of Musick, or Varietyof Sound, ...

Google previewThe Mystery Revealed! (2008)

by Larry D. Edwards

The fifth trumpet is a flashback that prepares for the events of the first four and the sixth trumpets (The Fifth and Sixth Trumpets, pp. 207-216; Rev. 9:5). The wrath of God is described with the sixth seal but does not occur until after the sounding ...

Google previewLouis Armstrong's New Orleans (2007)

by Thomas Brothers

—New Orleans Tribune, February 7, 1869 The trumpet is an instrument full oftempta- tion. All the young cats want to killpapa.

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

A trumpet, an instrument of warlike mufick ; a winning card, a card that has particular privileges in a game; To put to or upon the l'rumps, to put to the lait expedient. To TRUMP, trůmp/. v. a. To win with a trump card ; To Trump up, to devife, ...

Google previewA New English Dictionary: Or, a Compleat Collection of the Most Proper and Significant Words, and Terms of Art, Commonly Used in the Language ... (1739)

With a Continued Short and Clear Exposition ... As Also Three Useful Tables, Viz. I. Of Proper Names of Men ... II. Of Proper Names of Women ... III. Of Nick-names ... by John Kersey

A Trull, a sorry Wench, a vile Strumpet. A Trump, a ruling Card; also the same as | a Trumpet. To Trump, to throw a Trump ...

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Usage statistics about trumpet

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun trumpet:

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Quotes about Trumpet

And my dad wanted me to play the trumpet because that's what he liked. His idol was Louis Armstrong. My dad thought my teeth came together in a way that was perfect for playing the trumpet. (Jackson Browne)
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Scrabble value of T1R1U1M3P3E1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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