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trumpeter

Syllabification: trum·pet·er
Pronunciation: /ˈtrəmpədər
 
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Definition of trumpeter in English:

noun

1A person who plays a trumpet.
Example sentences
  • Bands of that era also featured great pianists, bassists, trumpeters, flautists, violinists, and occasional saxophonists.
  • Few jazz musicians are experts on three instruments, but that's not the only thing that makes this accomplished trumpeter, pianist and drummer Brad unusual in jazz circles.
  • He is an extrovert trumpeter and composer, confident and even refreshingly brash at times!
2A large gregarious ground-dwelling bird of tropical South American forests, with mainly black plumage and loud trumpeting and booming calls.
  • Family Psophiidae and genus Psophia: three species
Example sentences
  • Unlike other birds that live on the forest floor, trumpeters are not particularly shy and readily habituate to the presence of humans.
  • There are trumpeters, cariamas, and the limpkin in South America; sungrebes in South America, Africa, and southeastern Asia; and mesites on Madagascar.
  • The mallards, golden-eyes and trumpeters were still there, working the shallows of the river for aquatic plants.
3A pigeon of a domestic breed that makes a trumpetlike sound.
Example sentences
  • Splash marked English Trumpeters ideally are 50-50 colored to white feathers, but no two are marked alike.
  • Monks are closely related to several other domestic color pigeon breeds: the priest pigeon and the Bernberg trumpeter pigeon.
4An edible marine fish with a spiny dorsal fin, found chiefly in cool Australasian waters and said to make a grunting or trumpeting sound when taken out of the water.
  • Family Latridae: several genera and species, including the Tasmanian trumpeter (Latris lineata), prized as food
Example sentences
  • There is little targeting for trumpeter so it is mostly caught as a bycatch species.
  • The trumpeter's normal centre of abundance is about and south of Cook Strait, although winter stragglers may reach Doubtless Bay.
  • This view of the head of the trumpeter (Latris lineata) shows its distinct mouth, reminiscent of the puckered lips of a trumpet player.

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