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Definition of trumpet verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    trumpet

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈtrʌmpɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌmpɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trumpet
    BrE BrE//ˈtrʌmpɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌmpɪt//
     
    he / she / it trumpets
    BrE BrE//ˈtrʌmpɪts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌmpɪts//
     
    past simple trumpeted
    BrE BrE//ˈtrʌmpɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌmpɪtɪd//
     
    past participle trumpeted
    BrE BrE//ˈtrʌmpɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌmpɪtɪd//
     
    -ing form trumpeting
    BrE BrE//ˈtrʌmpɪtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌmpɪtɪŋ//
     
    Proud
     
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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 somebody’s achievements Their marriage was trumpeted as the wedding of the year. See related entries: Proud
  2. 2[intransitive] (especially of an elephant) to make a loud noise
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French trompette, diminutive of trompe, of Germanic origin; probably imitative. The verb dates from the mid 16th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trumpet