Definition of trombone noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//trɒmˈbəʊn//
; NAmE NAmE//trɑːmˈboʊn//
Musical instruments
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a large brass musical instrument that you blow into, with a sliding tube used to change the note See related entries: Musical instruments Word Originearly 18th cent.: from French or Italian, from Italian tromba ‘trumpet’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trombone