1. 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
    Type Of : brass, brass instrument
  2. play or blow on the trumpet

    Type Of : play
  3. proclaim on, or as if on, a trumpet

    Type Of : exclaim, proclaim, promulgate
    Examples :
    • Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty
  4. utter in trumpet-like sounds

    Type Of : emit, utter, let loose, let out
    Examples :
    • Elephants are trumpeting