- 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[intransitive] (especially of an elephant) to make a loud noise
NAmE//ˈtrʌmpət//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trumpet
he / she / it trumpets
past simple trumpeted
-ing form trumpeting