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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.
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Origin of drum majorette

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
Also called majorette.

Usage note

See -ette.
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British Dictionary definitions for drum majorette

drum majorette

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