trumpeter

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English[edit]

A trumpeter.
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Etymology[edit]

From trumpet +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

trumpeter ‎(plural trumpeters)

  1. Someone who plays a trumpet.
  2. Any of three species of bird in the family Psophiidae from South America named for the trumpeting threat call of the males.
  3. Any of a number of breeds of fancy pigeon (variety of domestic pigeon (Columba livia), originally bred for their peculiar gurgling voice, a prolonged coo called "trumpeting" or "drumming".
  4. (figuratively) One who proclaims, publishes, or denounces.
    • Francis Bacon
      These men are good trumpeters.
  5. An American swan (Cygnus buccinator) with a very loud honk.
  6. A perciform fish of the family Latridae, native to Australia, New Zealand and Chile.

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Usage notes[edit]

When piston cornets were introduced, a distinction was made between a person who played an old fashioned valveless trumpet (a "trumpeter") and a musician who played a Cornet-á-pistons (a "trumpet player.") This distinction is mostly lost today, as the standard Bb trumpet is so much more prevalent than any museum-piece valveless trumpet.

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Noun[edit]

trumpeter

  1. indefinite plural of trumpet