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1. trumpet

noun. ['ˈtrʌmpət'] a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • serpent
  • brass instrument
  • horn
  • cornet

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • trumpette (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Trumpet

  • carpet
  • chaput
  • clampett
  • despot
  • muppet
  • philpot
  • philpott
  • puppet
  • snippet
  • tappet
  • tippet

Sentences with trumpet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Blow through the spout of the trumpet to make a sound.

2. Adjective
Cutting down trumpet vine is the first step in controlling this plant and discovering how far it's spread.

3. Verb, base form
Applying herbicide to trumpet vine once is unlikely to provide full control and repeated spraying may be needed.

Quotes about trumpet


1. Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out of it.
- William Christopher Handy

2. Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. I blew the love trumpet until my cheeks were blue. Then I paid 34 bucks for a taxicab ride home so I could admire my receding hairline in the mirror.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

2. trumpet-like

adjective. resembling the sound of a trumpet.

Antonyms

  • softness

3. trumpet-wood

noun. tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems.

Synonyms

  • angiospermous tree
  • snake wood
  • imbauba
  • Cecropia
  • flowering tree
  • Cecropia peltata
  • trumpet tree
  • genus Cecropia

4. trumpet-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of a trumpet.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

5. trumpet

verb. ['ˈtrʌmpət'] proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet.

Synonyms

  • exclaim
  • proclaim

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • trumpette (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. trumpet

verb. ['ˈtrʌmpət'] utter in trumpet-like sounds.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • hold
  • keep quiet
  • take in

Etymology

  • trumpette (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. trumpet

verb. ['ˈtrʌmpət'] play or blow on the trumpet.

Synonyms

  • blow

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability

Etymology

  • trumpette (Middle English (1100-1500))
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