majorette

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ma·jor·ette

 (mā′jə-rĕt′)
n.
1. A female dancer who twirls a baton, usually in a group and sometimes with a marching band.
2. A drum majorette.

majorette

(ˌmeɪdʒəˈrɛt)

ma•jor•ette

(ˌmeɪ dʒəˈrɛt)

n.
1. a girl or woman who twirls a baton with a marching band.
2. a girl or woman who leads a marching band.
Also called drum majorette.
[1940–45, Amer.; (drum) major + -ette]
usage: See -ette.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.majorette - a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching bandmajorette - a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching band
baton twirler, twirler - someone who twirls a baton
2.majorette - a female drum major
conductor, music director, director - the person who leads a musical group
Translations

majorette

[ˌmeɪdʒəˈret] Nmajorette f, batonista f

majorette

[ˌmeɪdʒəˈrɛt] nmajorette fmajor general ngénéral m de division

majorette

nMajorette f
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The parade around the village was led by the Town Crier, Vic Watson, and featured Guides, Brownies, Cubs, Beavers, Rainbows, Kirkheaton Junior Football Club and the Huddersfield Crusaders Majorettes with Musica (Kirklees Youth Band) providing the music.
Majorettes parade, brass bands, giant marionettes and folk troupes will mark outstanding moments at the show.
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Sous le rythme des majorettes et des chants patriotiques, les participants ont leve les drapeaux de la nation et les photos des martyrs de la gardes presidentielle.
ANGLESEY Majestics Majorettes will host their own street event for the majorette community and for the people of Anglesey.
Des majorettes et des chants patriotiques preluderont a l'ouverture du debat autour du 8 mai 1945.
The Marching Drum Line and the Majorettes both earned Excellent ratings and came in First Place.
Above - August 30 1978 was hoist the banner day for The Kader Grenadier Majorettes.
You could go to Scouts, Brownies and majorettes but that was about it.
Hosted by Shirley Lions, it was officially opened by Lorely Burt MP and boasted arena and stage shows with acts at Shirley Park including the Shirley Pipe Band, Silvershadow Majorettes, the Animated Dance Class and the Village Hotel's combat class.
Kieron added: "My confidence has been improved by dancing with the majorettes and it's helped my memory and coordination.
And here is a group of majorettes livening up the proceedings, parading in the Haymarket, in the city centre, in front of the Rag Week coffee stall.