bu·​gler ˈbyü-glər How to pronounce bugler (audio)
: a person who sounds a bugle

Examples of bugler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bugler statue, Stimpson said, will help identify the park and the World War I memorial to its true meaning. John Sharp | Jsharp@al.com, al, 15 May 2023 There were the huge drum horses, the farriers with glinting axes and the buglers. William Booth, Washington Post, 17 June 2023 There will be a flag ceremony and bugler at 3 p.m. for the National Moment of Remembrance. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 26 May 2023 The bugler statue was regarded as the final piece to the park’s overhaul. John Sharp | Jsharp@al.com, al, 15 May 2023 Taps was played by a bugler and McKenna delivered some prepared remarks. Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Aug. 2021 At his funeral on Monday, there will be tributes and tears, solemn salutes, and the mournful sound of a bugler playing Taps. Thomas Farragher, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Sep. 2022 Soon after, a military bugler played the Last Post, similar to Taps in the U.S., signaling the service’s conclusion and the start of two minutes of silence in remembrance of the queen. Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2022 Three volleys of gunfire sounded, and a bugler played taps. Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post, 6 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bugler was in 1792

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“Bugler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bugler. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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