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(trŏm-bōn′, trəm-, trŏm′bōn′)
n. pl. trom·bones
A brass instrument consisting of a long cylindrical tube bent upon itself twice, ending in a bell-shaped mouth, and having a movable U-shaped slide for producing different pitches.

[Italian , augmentative of tromba, trumpet, probably ultimately of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German trumba; see trumpet.]

trom·bon′ist n.
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Noun1.trombonist - a musician who plays the trombonetrombonist - a musician who plays the trombone  
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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[trɒmˈbəʊnɪst] N (orchestral) → trombón mf; (jazz etc) → trombonista mf
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[trɒmˈbəʊnɪst] n (= musician) → tromboniste mf
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nPosaunist(in) m(f)
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(tromˈbəun) noun
a type of brass musical wind instrument, on which the pitch of notes is altered by sliding a tube in and out. He plays the trombone; He played a tune on his trombone.
tromˈbonist noun
a person who plays the trombone.
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