Definition of 'cornet'
Example sentences containing 'cornet'
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Now even before she was on the floor, as soon as she heard the drums, the clarinet, the cornet, she would feel her legs tingle. THE GOLDEN LION (2002)It toppled the music stands of the euphonium and cornet players. THE MAIN CAGES (2002)Al himself played cornet, badly, blowing a few notes before leading the band into a new number. THE GOLDEN LION (2002)
A brown cricket chirping in a field of black ones, or a cornet hidden behind a blare of trumpets. THE HUNDREDTH MAN (2002)
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Translations for 'cornet'
British English: cornet /ˈkɔːnɪt/ NOUN
A cornet is a musical instrument of the brass family that looks like a small trumpet.
- American English: cornet
- Arabic: بُوق
- Brazilian Portuguese: corneta
- Chinese: 短号
- Croatian: kornet
- Czech: kornet
- Danish: kornet
- Dutch: kornet
- European Spanish: corneta
- Finnish: kornetti
- French: cornet à pistons
- German: Kornett
- Greek: κορνέτα
- Italian: cornetta
- Japanese: コルネット
- Korean: 코넷
- Norwegian: kornett
- Polish: kornet
- European Portuguese: corneta
- Romanian: cornet
- Russian: корнет музыкальный инструмент
- Spanish: corneta
- Swedish: glasstrut
- Thai: แตรทองเหลืองขนาดเล็ก
- Turkish: kornet
- Ukrainian: корнет
- Vietnamese: kèn cornet
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