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Definition of trumpet verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trumpet
    he / she / it trumpets
    past simple trumpeted
    -ing form trumpeting
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  1. 1[transitive] trumpet something (as something) + speech to talk about something publicly in a proud or enthusiastic way to trumpet someone's achievements Their marriage was trumpeted as the society wedding of the year.
  2. 2[intransitive] (especially of an elephant) to make a loud noise
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