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trumpet (n.)

late 14c., from Old French trompette "trumpet," diminutive of trompe (see trump (n.2)).

trumpet (v.)

1520s, from trumpet (n.). Figurative sense of "to proclaim, extol" is attested from 1580s. Related: Trumpeted; trumpeting.

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Definitions of trumpet from WordNet
1
trumpet (v.)
proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet;
Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty
trumpet (v.)
play or blow on the trumpet;
trumpet (v.)
utter in trumpet-like sounds;
Elephants are trumpeting
2
trumpet (n.)
a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves;
Synonyms: cornet / horn / trump
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