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Meaning of TRUMPETER

Pronunciation:  'trumpitur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry
  2. [n]  large gregarious forest-dwelling cranelike bird of South America having glossy black plumage and a loud prolonged cry; easily domesticated
  3. [n]  (formal) a person who announces important news; "the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet"
  4. [n]  a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet

TRUMPETER is a 9 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: cornetist, Cygnus buccinator, herald, trumpeter swan
 See Also: Armstrong, Brazilian trumpeter, bugler, courier, Cygnus, Dizzy Gillespie, genus Cygnus, genus Psophia, Gillespie, instrumentalist, John Birks Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, messenger, musician, player, Psophia, Psophia crepitans, Satchmo, swan, wader, wading bird



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Trump"et*er\, n.
1. One who sounds a trumpet.

2. One who proclaims, publishes, or denounces.

         These men are good trumpeters.        --Bacon.

3. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) Any one of several species of long-legged South
       American birds of the genus {Psophia}, especially {P.
       crepitans}, which is abundant, and often domesticated
       and kept with other poultry by the natives. They are
       allied to the cranes. So called from their loud cry.
       Called also {agami}, and {yakamik}.
   (b) A variety of the domestic pigeon.
   (c) An American swan ({Olor buccinator}) which has a very
       loud note.

4. (Zo["o]l.) A large edible fish ({Latris hecateia}) of the
   family {Cirrhitid[ae]}, native of Tasmania and New
   Zealand. It sometimes weighs as much as fifty or sixty
   pounds, and is highly esteemed as a food fish.