any of a family of brass wind instruments with a powerful, penetrating tone, consisting of a tube commonly curved once or twice around on itself and having a cup-shaped mouthpiece at one end and a flaring bell at the other.
an organ stop having a tone resembling that of a trumpet.
Universities are serving themselves here as well, so that they can trumpet how diverse they are.
The beasts trumpet loudly, flap their ears and turn in circles.
First come the high clear notes of the ceremonial trumpet.
He owns television stations and newspapers that trumpet his causes and lambast his rivals.
Paper after paper begins with a trumpet fanfare and ends with a plaintive bleat.
No independent scientific researchers trumpet whole-language's virtues.
Private-label designers for major department stores trumpet the fidelity of their imitations.
But he cannot wait for his honor, now the trumpet has been blown.
His voice, once a mighty trumpet of faith, was soft and thin.
He has taught himself to play guitar, drums, piano and trumpet.
British Dictionary definitions for trumpet
a valved brass instrument of brilliant tone consisting of a narrow tube of cylindrical bore ending in a flared bell, normally pitched in B flat. Range: two and a half octaves upwards from F sharp on the fourth line of the bass staff
any instrument consisting of a valveless tube ending in a bell, esp a straight instrument used for fanfares, signals, etc
a person who plays a trumpet in an orchestra
a loud sound such as that of a trumpet, esp when made by an animal: the trumpet of the elephants
an eight-foot reed stop on an organ
something resembling a trumpet in shape, esp in having a flared bell
A news reader for Microsoft Windows, using the WinSock library. There is also an MS-DOS version. Trumpet is shareware from Australia. (ftp://ftp.utas.edu.au/pc/trumpet). (ftp://ftp.demon.co.uk/pub/ibmpc/winsock/stacks/trumpwsk/). news:alt.winsock.trumpet. [Author?] (1995-01-12)