(v. i.) To ease the body by stool; to go to stool.
(1) He has clamped down on political dissent, and where he has attempted to solve economic problems, he has been at best cack-handed.
(2) In a strong reaction to the Guardian's disclosure that George Osborne, Ed Balls and Danny Alexander are planning to say that an independent Scotland could not keep the pound, the SNP said the three were guilty of "cack-handed panicky" tactics.
(3) But even at the climax, he's reduced to bashing cack-handedly at the atomic bomb casing with a gold brick, trying in vain to stop the countdown, only for a CIA man to step in at the last minute and calmly flick the "off" switch.
(4) Mr Osborne has his own gaming habit, but in his case the game is to political rather than financial ends – and he is more cack-handed about it than any top banker.
(5) But there’s a feebleness and a lack of robustness about the Beeb – and obviously cack-handedness – that has allowed it to be in this position of people going: ‘Ooh, the BBC, it’s a big worry’.
(6) Another reason British television has felt so disarmed, confused as to what it's for or where it should be going, is because of the consistent, cack-handed, interference from politicians, goaded by the press, and the rather supine and scared way the broadcasting executives have failed to fight back, too scared to face the rebuke of the press headlines.
(7) As a demonstration of the cack-handed and unhelpful approach to psychological assessment those in the media seem to regularly adopt, let's assess Piers Morgan.
(8) They insist that she made Britain great again, even as they attempt, so cack-handedly, to manage serious economic failure.
(9) Trouble is that it was such a low dose and so cack-handedly presented that most of the public didn't recognise it as a stimulus at all.
(10) And the prospect of sickly, overworked adolescents hoiking up their nightshirt and lunging for a bedpan with the words, "I need a cack."
(11) It's so easy to forget how brilliant this dude is, and to conflate him with the 10 billion cack-handed music parodists that clog up YouTube these days.
(12) Rights groups said Nivat's expulsion was the latest cack-handed move by the Kremlin, which stands accused of failing to properly investigate the killings of crusading Russian journalists, including Anna Politkovskaya, shot dead in Moscow in 2006, and of using KGB tactics against reporters who displease those in power.
(13) The cack-handed attempt at electoral reform, which offered only the flawed alternative vote system , turned out to be a Liberal Democrat own goal.
(14) But some of those MPs did not like the then defence secretary's handling of the crisis, any more than they did his cack-handed defence review.
(15) Hunt took over a department damaged by cack-handed reforms of his predecessor, which antagonised doctors and nurses while proving a political disaster for his party.
(16) He rarely gets the chance to be a truly hands-on father and becomes very aware of his own ineptitude; a man’s cack-handedness with nappies is an enduring gag.
(17) In practice, the goal was probably unobtainable – though the naive, cack-handed and inconsistent execution made matters worse.
(18) However, you did not have to take any job you were offered or sign on for any cack-handed advice or sham education scheme.
(19) They know this is a rather cack-handed panicky campaign manoeuvre.
(20) The issue is not going away and the Sunday Times story may reflect a cack-handed attempt by some within the British security apparatus to try to take control of the narrative.
(n.) A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the orchestra. In consists of a long metallic tube, curved (once or twice) into a convenient shape, and ending in a bell. Its scale in the lower octaves is limited to the first natural harmonics; but there are modern trumpets capable, by means of valves or pistons, of producing every tone within their compass, although at the expense of the true ringing quality of tone.
(n.) A trumpeter.
(n.) One who praises, or propagates praise, or is the instrument of propagating it.
(n.) A funnel, or short, fiaring pipe, used as a guide or conductor, as for yarn in a knitting machine.
(v. t.) To publish by, or as by, sound of trumpet; to noise abroad; to proclaim; as, to trumpet good tidings.
(v. i.) To sound loudly, or with a tone like a trumpet; to utter a trumplike cry.
(1) Three million of us are behind our team!” trumpets La Republica, who hail “the national team's exemplary behaviour so far, both individually and collectively.” Naturally they were saying exactly the same thing after the defeat to Costa Rica.
(2) Monday's ruling didn't just undercut the mayor's farewell gesture, a capstone in his crusade against unhealthful or just distasteful public behavior, which he was planning to trumpet on Letterman that night.
(3) But this new analysis shows that, despite much-trumpeted moves such as the raising of the tax-free threshold to take hundreds of thousands more people out of income tax, the overall effect of the specific measures in the 2011 budget are almost neutral for these groups.
(4) There was also a minor furore in 2013 when Ukip trumpeted that her father would stand for the party as a council candidate.
(5) 11.02am BST Adam Lallana completes move to Liverpool Liverpool have just announced the completion of their widely-trumpeted deal for Southampton's Adam Lallana.
(6) Last week it trumpeted plans to create 5,000 jobs over five years and open 300 outlets on high streets and motorways as well as US-style "drive-thrus".
(7) Such targets have included Wisconsin governor Scott Walker – whose much-trumpeted record on budgetary matters and jobs Trump has ridiculed – and Bush .
(8) Adult trumpeters and both young and old passerines housed in the same exhibit were not affected.
(9) As there is no surer sign of things going hideously wrong than Duncan Smith trumpeting his brilliance, Reeves felt it as well to probe a little deeper.
(10) So it will have been a wrench for Jez, and his embattled entourage, to have to “cave in”, as the Guardian’s report put it, and suspend the MP from the party after David Cameron (who really should leave the rough stuff to the rough end of the trade) had taunted him at PMQs for not acting sooner when the Guido Fawkes blog republished her ugly comments and the Mail on Sunday got out its trumpet.
(11) In public Cameron and others trumpet the benefits of regulation while behind the scenes the government uses Machiavellian manoeuvres to scupper the regulations and silence the concerns of other member states."
(12) Five of the best S. flava : bright yellow trumpet pitchers and sulphur-yellow flowers.
(13) It is a plausible claim, judging by the cacophony of trumpets, cymbals, drums and violins erupting from classrooms, corridors and the courtyard: hundreds of children aged six to 19, some in trainers, others in flip-flops, individually and collectively making music.
(14) The clarinet and trumpet versions were best discriminated in isolated contexts, with discrimination progressively worse in single-voice and multivoice patterns.
(15) The deputy prime minister will on Monday trumpet his success as one of three key victories achieved over Gove, which he says will ensure that free schools have to operate for the "whole community" and not just for "the privileged few" or for profit.
(16) In 1936 Lee was briefly drummer with trumpeter Buck Clayton's Fourteen Gentlemen of Harlem and later toured with singer Ethel Waters's orchestra.
(17) Adopting the voice of ageing jazz player Sid Griffiths, Edugyan narrates the terrible tale of Hiero Falk, the Afro-German trumpeter arrested by the Gestapo in occupied Paris.
(18) Under the vast murals of Oslo's City Hall, the traditional venue for the Nobel peace prize lectures, Aung Sun Suu Kyi appeared impossibly small, entering the hall wearing a purple jacket and flowing lilac scarf to the sound of a trumpet fanfare.
(19) The commission, due to announce its reforms on Wednesday, is expected to trumpet them as "greening" farm policy throughout Europe, but Whitehall is already dismissing these claims as "greenwash".
(20) In this paper a second case of rupture of the orbicularis oris in a trumpet player is presented.