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

"Liberals like to trumpet their opposition to the death penalty"

Related terms: proclaim herald
2. [ 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 trump cornet
Related terms: brass serpent trump
3. [ verb ] utter in trumpet-like sounds

"Elephants are trumpeting"

Related terms: utter herald
4. [ verb ] (music) play or blow on the trumpet
Related terms: play music trumpeter blow
Similar spelling:   trumpets