- 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[intransitive] (especially of an elephant) to make a loud noise Word Origin Middle English: from Old French trompette, diminutive of trompe, of Germanic origin; probably imitative. The verb dates from the mid 16th cent.
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