the trumpet of a flower Verb
He likes to trumpet his own achievements.
The law was trumpeted as a solution to everything.
Recent Examples on the Web
From overhead speakers, a trumpet solo echoed across the platform.—Blake Nelson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Oct. 2023 Onstage, Sakamoto freestyled on a toy trumpet, while Paik spoke, landing something between standup comedy and performance art.—Sasha Frere-Jones, The New Yorker, 21 Oct. 2023 The Daily News reported that a makeshift memorial of six white prayer candles and a miniature trumpet was left in front of the high school to pay tribute to the victims on Friday.—Brian Brant, Peoplemag, 22 Sep. 2023 At the center was a man who played an Andean trumpet of war called a pututu.—Aatish Taseer, New York Times, 9 Nov. 2023 In 2021, Hamas again sounded the trumpets over its supposedly game-changing drone program.—WIRED, 21 Oct. 2023 The subgenre rooted in traditional Mexican instrumentation—trumpets, tubas, twelve-string guitars—sounds completely different than anything in rap, but the flexing and raw, melancholic melodies will resonate.—Alphonse Pierre, Pitchfork, 31 Oct. 2023 The trumpets at the beginning of the song add nice texture, too.—S.C.
13.—TIME, 25 Oct. 2023 The jazz musician will blow his beloved trumpet again in A Wonderful World, A New Musical about the Life and Loves of Louis Armstrong, now playing in New Orleans's Saenger Theatre through Oct. 8.—Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 3 Oct. 2023
India no longer keeps its friendship with Israel out of view and instead trumpets Israeli-style aspirations for muscular foreign and security policies.—Karishma Mehrotra, Washington Post, 18 Nov. 2023 Cameron and Republicans, meanwhile, have aired TV ads trumpeting Donald Trump’s endorsement of Cameron, knocking Beshear on education and his handling of Covid, and tying the Democratic governor to President Joe Biden.—Mark Murray, NBC News, 26 Oct. 2023 Perhaps just as important but less trumpeted is how the fort was renamed – guided by Washington but carried out by locals.—Noah Robertson, The Christian Science Monitor, 17 Aug. 2023 President Joe Biden has been pounding the pavement to trumpet $5 billion in new investments to juice rural economies, hoping that voters will reward him and fellow Democrats for infrastructure projects ramping up across the country.—Christine Romans, NBC News, 8 Nov. 2023 Similarly, in recognition of the suffering and anguish felt by many of their own employees, some companies are understandably prioritizing internal staff e-mail blasts and meetings with employee groups over news releases publicly trumpeting their solidarity.—Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Fortune, 18 Oct. 2023 Who doesn’t want to trumpet the fun of Austin Reaves, the maturity of D’Angelo Russell, the shooting of Rui Hachimura, the smarts of Gabe Vincent, the toughness of Taurean Prince, the promise of Max Christie, the potential of Christian Wood and … ?—Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 24 Oct. 2023 Since the Apple Watch was unveiled in 2014, it has been trumpeted not only as a high tech fashion accessory, but also as a way for people to track their own health and fitness.—Mario Aguilar, STAT, 24 Oct. 2023 The social networking companies that once trumpeted efforts to combat misinformation are showing signs of waning interest.—Stuart A. Thompson, New York Times, 29 Sep. 2023 See More
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Middle English trompette, from Anglo-French, from trumpe trump