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drum majorette

noun
1.
a girl or woman who leads a marching band or drum corps.
2.
a girl or woman who twirls a baton with a marching band or drum corps.
Also called majorette.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism
Usage note
See -ette.
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Examples for drum majorette
  • Imagine trying to twirl a drum majorette's baton with a weight attached to either side of the centre line.
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drum majorette

noun
1.
a girl who marches at the head of a procession, twirling a baton
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