Definition of trumpet call in English:

trumpet call


  • A rousing summons to take action.

    ‘Churchill's famous trumpet call of resistance’
    • ‘If this is true, we cannot continue to imagine there exists a slumbering progressive majority waiting to be awakened with the right trumpet call.’
    • ‘The trumpet call has become the signal for the raising of the dead.’
    • ‘Suddenly they heard trumpet calls coming from the walls of the camp.’
    • ‘It was the third morning that I heard the trumpet call.’
    • ‘A trumpet call sounded from somewhere within; from some concealed entrance in the stage in front of him, a solitary figure made its way stealthily into the glare of directed lights.’