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Definitions of trumpeted

trumpeted  (ˈtrʌmpɪtɪd) 



  1. spoken about publicly in a very forceful way   ⇒ They discussed the much trumpeted tax cuts.

trumpet  (ˈtrʌmpɪt



  1. a valved brass instrument of brilliant tone consisting of a narrow tube of cylindrical bore ending in a flared bell, normally pitched in B flat. Range: two and a half octaves upwards from F sharp on the fourth line of the bass staff
  2. any instrument consisting of a valveless tube ending in a bell, esp a straight instrument used for fanfares, signals, etc
  3. a person who plays a trumpet in an orchestra
  4. a loud sound such as that of a trumpet, esp when made by an animal   ⇒ the trumpet of the elephants
  5. an eight-foot reed stop on an organ
  6. something resembling a trumpet in shape, esp in having a flared bell
  7. short for ear trumpet
  8. See blow one's own trumpet


-pets -peting -peted
  1. to proclaim or sound loudly

Derived Forms

ˈtrumpet-ˌlike  adjective

Word Origin

C13: from Old French trompette a little trump2


View thesaurus entry
= horn, clarion, bugle
= proclaim, advertise, extol, tout (informal), announce, publish, broadcast, crack up (informal), sound loudly, shout from the rooftops, noise abroad

Example Sentences Including 'trumpeted'

`We're going for the natural look...' The Crooked Sixpence erupted as the opening bars of `Big Spender ' trumpeted up to the rafters.
Christina Jones TICKLED PINK (2002)
This close-up view of what had been trumpeted as the greatest army on earth provided facts which took time to absorb.
Shah, Idries Kara Kush
Now, because it is not in the already literature, it is new and is to be trumpeted.
Lyall, Francis A Death in Time


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