1. [ verb ] proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
Synonyms: trump_out
Related terms: announce
2. [ verb ] (games) play a trump, in card games
Synonyms: ruff
Related terms: move crossruff overtrump card_game ruff
3. [ verb ] get the better of
Synonyms: best outflank scoop outdo

"the goal was to best the competition"

Related terms: beat outmaneuver
4. [ verb ] (music) produce a sound as if from a trumpet
Related terms: go cornet
5. [ noun ] (music) a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
Synonyms: horn trumpet cornet
Related terms: brass serpent
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8608
7. [ noun ] (cards) a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
Synonyms: trump_card
Related terms: playing_card
Similar spelling:   trumpet