Definition of "trumpet-call" [trumpet-call]

  • A call by the sound of the trumpet; hence, any loud or imperative summons to action. (noun)

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Use "trumpet-call" in a sentence
  • "It was a trumpet-call of words bringing drama into a nebulous creation."
  • "It was that raging trumpet-call rather than the battering blows that caused the truants to shrink and cower before him, and lean aside out of his path, plashing ashore in reluctant haste."
  • "In one loud burst from their ranks and from our battlements rang out the battle-cry and trumpet-call."