drum majorette
noun Date: 1938 1. a girl or woman who leads a marching band 2. a baton twirler who accompanies a marching band

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  • drum majorette — drum majorettes N COUNT A drum majorette is a girl or young woman who wears a uniform and carries a stick which at intervals she throws into the air and catches. Drum majorettes march, often in lines, in front of a band as part of a procession …   English dictionary

  • drum majorette — drum′ majorette n. mad majorette • Etymology: 1935–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • drum majorette — ☆ drum majorette n. 1. a female drum major 2. a girl or woman who twirls a baton and accompanies a marching band …   English World dictionary

  • drum majorette — ► NOUN 1) the female leader of a marching band. 2) a female member of such a band …   English terms dictionary

  • drum majorette — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms drum majorette : singular drum majorette plural drum majorettes a girl or woman who walks in front of a marching band, spinning a stick called a baton …   English dictionary

  • drum majorette — drum major ette [ US ˈ. ..ˌ.] n a ↑majorette …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drum majorette — drum major ette noun count a girl or woman who walks in front of a MARCHING BAND, spinning a stick called a baton …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drum majorette — noun 1. a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching band • Syn: ↑majorette • Hypernyms: ↑baton twirler, ↑twirler 2. a female drum major • Syn: ↑majorette …   Useful english dictionary

  • drum majorette — 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. [1935 40, Amer.] Usage. See ette. * * * …   Universalium

  • drum majorette — noun (C) a majorette …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • drum majorette — female drum major; girl or woman who twirls a baton in a marching band …   English contemporary dictionary

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