Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bugle
IPA transcription: [bj'uɡəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bugle
    Meaning: a brass instrument without valves; used for military calls and fanfares
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bugle
    Meaning: play on a bugle
Usage examples
  • Anyway, I'll get my bugle.
  • "I'll carry the bugle," said Ginger, "'cause I'm squire."
  • Go an' blow the bugle at the front door, then they'll know something's happened," he added simply.
  • Then at the open French window appeared a small boy holding a bugle, purple-faced with the effort of his performance.
  • William's bugle had just returned to public life after one of its periodic terms of retirement into his father's keeping.
  • In their fear, silence fell upon them, and a postillion, in the guise of a demon, passed in front of them, blowing, in lieu of a bugle, a huge hollow horn that gave out a horrible hoarse note.
  • William took his bugle proudly in one hand and his pistol (the glorious result of a dip in the bran tub at a school party) in the other, and, sternly denying themselves the pleasures of afternoon school, off the two set upon the road of romance and adventure.