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trumpet

trum·pet

trumpet

 
pronunciation:
truhm piht
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a brass wind instrument with three valves atop a looped tube that ends in a flared bell, which produces bright, strong, often piercing tones.
similar words:
bugle, clarion, cornet, horn
definition 2: something that resembles this instrument in shape or sound, such as an ear trumpet.
definition 3: a loud, piercing sound or call, esp. that made by an elephant.
similar words:
bellow, blare, blast, clarion
definition 4: any of various pitcher plants of the southeastern United States having thin, upright, hollow leaves.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: trumpeted, trumpeting, trumpets
definition 1: to play a trumpet.
similar words:
blow, play, toot
definition 2: to make a trumpetlike sound or call.
synonyms:
blare, blast
similar words:
bellow, resound, roar, thunder, wail
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to play or sound on a trumpet.
similar words:
blow, toot
definition 2: to sound or speak with a trumpetlike tone.
synonyms:
blare
similar words:
bellow, blast, thunder
definition 3: to announce or proclaim loudly or widely.
synonyms:
blare, herald, proclaim, resound
similar words:
announce, declare, promulgate, publish, sound
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derivation: trumpetlike (adj.)
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