- a girl or woman who leads a marching band or drum corps.
- a girl or woman who twirls a baton with a marching band or drum corps.
Origin of drum majorette
An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Also called majorette.
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- a girl who marches at the head of a procession, twirling a baton
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