bu·​gler | \ ˈbyü-glər How to pronounce bugler (audio) \

Definition of bugler

: a person who sounds a bugle

Examples of bugler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After laying the wreath, Biden saluted and then made the sign of the cross as a bugler played taps, the lonely call floating in the late-spring air. ABC News, 30 May 2022 Red roses, wreaths, a bugler and bagpiper brought additional poignancy to memories of the fallen. Beth Mlady, cleveland, 5 May 2022 At the 2020 Derby, the bugler played the notes to Foster’s melody. Richard H.c. Clay, The Courier-Journal, 27 Apr. 2022 In the 27 years since Steve Buttleman won the audition to become Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby's official bugler, the native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa has become one of the most recognizable figures at the historic racetrack. courier-journal.com, 26 Apr. 2022 As Biden and First Lady Jill Biden stood, a Marine bugler played taps. Time, 12 Sep. 2021 The bikers lined up, somber, as the sun set on flag-waving mourners in the cavernous arena and saluted when a bugler played taps. Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2021 The Navy will conduct the burial with an honor guard and bugler. Matt Mckinney, Star Tribune, 8 July 2021 The bugler, as always, stands apart from the rifle detail, alone. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 31 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bugler

1792, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

10 Jun 2022

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“Bugler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bugler. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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