trumpeter: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (trum'pi-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who plays a trumpet; trumpet player.
  2. a person who proclaims or announces something with a trumpet.
  3. a soldier, usually in a mounted unit, whose duty is to sound the required trumpet calls.
  4. a person who proclaims, commends, or extols something loudly or widely; eulogizer.
  5. any of several large South American birds of the family Psophiidae, esp. Psophia crepitans, related to the cranes and rails, having a loud, harsh, prolonged cry.
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  7. one of a breed of domestic pigeons.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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