Trumpet vs Taratantara - What's the difference?

trumpet | taratantara |

As nouns the difference between trumpet and taratantara

is that trumpet is a musical instrument of the brass family, generally tuned to the key of B-flat while taratantara is The onomatopoeia of a particular sound made by a bugle or trumpet.

As a verb trumpet

is to sound loudly, be amplified.



(en noun)
  • A musical instrument of the brass family, generally tuned to the key of B-flat.
  • The royal herald sounded a trumpet to announce their arrival.
  • In an orchestra or other musical group, a musician that plays the trumpet.
  • The trumpets were assigned to stand at the rear of the orchestra pit.
  • The cry of an elephant.
  • The large bull gave a basso trumpet as he charged the hunters.
  • (figurative) One who praises, or propagates praise, or is the instrument of propagating it.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • * Dryden
  • That great politician was pleased to have the greatest wit of those times to be the trumpet of his praises.
  • A funnel, or short flaring pipe, used as a guide or conductor, as for yarn in a knitting machine.
  • Synonyms

    * (musical instrument) cornet

    Derived terms

    * natural trumpet * straight trumpet


    (en verb)
  • To sound loudly, be amplified
  • The music trumpeted from the speakers, hurting my ears.
  • To play the trumpet.
  • Cedric made a living trumpeting for the change of passersby in the subway.
  • Of an elephant, to make its cry.
  • ''The circus trainer cracked the whip, signaling the elephant to trumpet .
  • To proclaim loudly; to promote enthusiastically
  • Andy trumpeted Jane's secret across the school, much to her embarrassment.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • They did nothing but publish and trumpet all the reproaches they could devise against the Irish.




    (en noun)
  • * 1698 , John Vanbrugh, Aesop
  • To boot and saddle again they sound. Rog. Tara! Taratantara'! ' Taratantara !