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trumpeted (ˈtrʌmpɪtɪd) 

Definitions

adjective

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

trumpet (ˈtrʌmpɪt Pronunciation for trumpet

Definitions

noun

  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

verb

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

Derived Forms

ˈtrumpet-ˌlike adjective

Word Origin

C13: from Old French trompette a little trump2

Synonyms

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= horn, clarion, bugle
= proclaim, advertise, extol, tout, announce, publish, broadcast, crack up, sound loudly, shout from the rooftops, noise abroad,

Example Sentences Including 'trumpeted'

(The Canadian Alliance helpfully trumpeted the demand in the House of Commons.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Critics accused the government, which had trumpeted its crackdown on ETA, of manipulating the investigation for political gain.
canada.com (2004)
Even the UK prime minister Tony Blair trumpeted the long-awaited uprising against Saddam Hussein in Basra.
Spiked (2003)
Mrs Thatcher's trumpeted `inner cities" campaign is supposedly based on private enterprise.
Pimlott, Ben Frustrate Their Knavish Tricks
Now, because it is not in the already literature, it is new and is to be trumpeted.
Lyall, Francis A Death in Time
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
`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)

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