drum majorette


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drum majorette

n.
A girl or woman who leads a marching band or drum corps, often twirling a baton.

drum majorette

n
a girl who marches at the head of a procession, twirling a baton

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.drum majorette - a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching banddrum majorette - a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching band
baton twirler, twirler - someone who twirls a baton
2.drum majorette - a female drum major
conductor, music director, director - the person who leads a musical group
Translations

drum majorette

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