Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “trumpet”

trumpet

noun [C]     /ˈtrʌm.pɪt/
B1 a brass musical instrument consisting of a metal tube with one narrow end, into which the player blows, and one wide end. Three buttons are pressed in order to change notes.Brass instruments
(Definition of trumpet noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of trumpet

Definitions of “trumpet” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cruise

a journey on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More