What is another word for cornet?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔːnɪt] (IPA)

There are a variety of synonyms for the word "cornet", which refer to a musical instrument similar in shape to a trumpet but with a more mellow tone. Some of these synonyms include flugelhorn, bugle, post horn, and pocket trumpet. The flugelhorn is a popular choice among jazz musicians due to its warm and rich sound. The bugle, while similar in shape to a cornet, is typically used in military and ceremonial settings. The post horn, originally used by postal workers to signal their arrival, is now primarily used in traditional folk music. The pocket trumpet is a smaller version of the cornet and is often used in jazz and classical settings.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for cornet (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Cornet?

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Usage examples for Cornet

How admirable is the cornet-a-piston gentleman contrasted with the pianoforte player!
"John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1"
William Powell Frith
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"Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir"
Charles Garvice
He brought dirty boots into the parlour; and he blew a tune on the little cornet you gave him, when she told him to be quiet.
"Little Miss Joy"
Emma Marshall

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