trumpeter


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trum·pet·er

 (trŭm′pĭ-tər)
n.
1. Music One who plays the trumpet.
2. One who announces something, as a herald.
3. Any of several mostly ground-dwelling birds of the genus Psophia of tropical South America, having a loud resonant call.
4. The trumpeter swan.
5. Any of several breeds of domestic pigeon having a shell-shaped crest, heavily feathered feet, and a loud call.

trumpeter

(ˈtrʌmpɪtə)
n
1. (Music, other) a person who plays the trumpet, esp one whose duty it is to play fanfares, signals, etc
2. (Animals) any of three birds of the genus Psophia of the forests of South America, having a rounded body, long legs, and a glossy blackish plumage: family Psophiidae, order Gruiformes (cranes, rails, etc)
3. (Breeds) (sometimes capital) a breed of domestic fancy pigeon with a long ruff

trum•pet•er

(ˈtrʌm pɪ tər)

n.
1. a person who plays a trumpet.
2. a soldier who sounds calls on a trumpet.
3. any of several large South American birds of the family Psophiidae, related to the cranes, having a loud cry.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trumpeter - a musician who plays the trumpet or cornettrumpeter - a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
bugler - someone who plays a bugle
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
2.trumpeter - (formal) a person who announces important newstrumpeter - (formal) a person who announces important news; "the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet"
formality - compliance with formal rules; "courtroom formality"
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
3.trumpeter - large gregarious crane-like bird of the forests of South America having glossy black plumage and a loud prolonged crytrumpeter - large gregarious crane-like bird of the forests of South America having glossy black plumage and a loud prolonged cry; easily domesticated
wader, wading bird - any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
genus Psophia, Psophia - type genus of the Psophiidae: trumpeters
Brazilian trumpeter, Psophia crepitans - trumpeter of Brazil and Guiana; often kept to protect poultry in Brazil
4.trumpeter - large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous crytrumpeter - large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
genus Cygnus, Cygnus - a genus of Anatidae
Translations
بوّاق، نافِخ في البوق
trubač
trumpetist
trombitáskürtöstrombitajátékos
trompetleikari

trumpeter

[ˈtrʌmpɪtəʳ] N (orchestral) → trompetero m, trompeta mf; (jazz) → trompetista mf

trumpeter

[ˈtrʌmpɪtər] ntrompettiste mftrumpet player ntrompettiste mf

trumpeter

nTrompeter(in) m(f)

trumpeter

[ˈtrʌmpɪtəʳ] nsuonatore m di tromba (Mil) → trombettiere m

trumpet

(ˈtrampit) noun
1. a brass musical wind instrument with a high, clear tone. He plays the trumpet; He played a tune on his trumpet.
2. the cry of an elephant. The elephant gave a loud trumpet.
verb
to play the trumpet.
ˈtrumpeter
nun a person who plays the trumpet.
blow one's own trumpet
to boast, praise oneself greatly etc.
References in classic literature ?
A Trumpeter during a battle ventured too near the enemy and was captured by them.
For instance, assuming to myself the power of marshalling the aforesaid procession, I direct a trumpeter to send forth a blast loud enough to be heard from hence to China; and a herald, with world-pervading voice, to make proclamation for a certain class of mortals to take their places.
The trumpeter and laugher, as their names express, utter a very different coo from the other breeds.
Pott, who was trumpeter in ordinary at the Den, 'you know that when your picture was in the exhibition of the Royal Academy, last year, everybody inquired whether it was intended for you, or your youngest daughter; for you were so much alike that there was no telling the difference between you.
Their numbers were small; their stations in life obscure; the object of their enterprise unostentatious; the theatre of their exploits remote; how could they possibly be favorites of worldly Fame--that common crier, whose existence is only known by the assemblage of multitudes; that pander of wealth and greatness, so eager to haunt the palaces of fortune, and so fastidious to the houseless dignity of virtue; that parasite of pride, ever scornful to meekness, and ever obsequious to insolent power; that heedless trumpeter, whose ears are deaf to modest merit, and whose eyes are blind to bloodless, distant excellence?
It seemed as though not the trumpeters were playing, but as if the army itself, rejoicing at the Emperors' approach, had naturally burst into music.
Where there is an opinion and fame to be created, either of virtue or greatness, these men are good trumpeters.
And the brass balls on the iron railings shone much brighter than ever; one would have thought they were polished on account of the visit; and it was as if the carved-out trumpeters-for there were trumpeters, who stood in tulips, carved out on the door--blew with all their might, their cheeks appeared so much rounder than before.
At the moment of which we write, a sheik, accompanied by a mounted escort, and clad in a garb of brilliant colors, preceded by couriers and trumpeters, who put aside the boughs of the trees as he rode up, was making his grand entry into the place.
Behind the bowmen strode two trumpeters blowing upon nakirs, and two drummers in parti-colored clothes.
To which the more humble spectators added their acclamations, and a numerous band of trumpeters the flourish of their martial instruments.
The trumpeters, all the while, blew their blasts shriller and shriller; each soldier shouted a battle cry, and often fell with it on his lips.