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noun [countable]     trumpet pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    Sound effect a musical instrument that is a curved metal tube with a wide end. You play it by blowing into it as you press buttons on the top. Someone who plays the trumpet is called a trumpeter or a trumpet player.
    1. a.
      something shaped like the wide end of a trumpet
    See also blow1
  2. 2
    [usually singular] the loud high sound that an elephant makes
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