noun \ˈtrəm-pə-tər\

: a person who plays a trumpet

Full Definition of TRUMPETER

a :  a trumpet player; specifically :  one that gives signals with a trumpet
b :  one that praises or advocates :  eulogist, spokesman
a :  any of a genus (Psophia of the family Psophiidae) of large gregarious long-legged South American birds that are related to the cranes and have a long thin neck usually held close to the body
b :  any of an Asian breed of pigeons with a rounded crest and heavily feathered feet

First Known Use of TRUMPETER

15th century


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