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majorette

[ mey-juh-ret ]
/ ˌmeɪ dʒəˈrɛt /

noun

drum majorette.

Nearby words

major, john, major-domo, major-league, major-leaguer, majorca, majorette, majoritarian, majoritarianism, majority, majority carrier, majority leader

Origin of majorette

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; (drum) major + -ette
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British Dictionary definitions for majorette

majorette

/ (ˌmeɪdʒəˈrɛt) /

noun

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Word Origin and History for majorette

majorette


n.
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