drill team


: an exhibition marching team that engages in precision drill

Examples of drill team in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Along the parade route, hundreds of onlookers cheered, danced, and partied as a steady stream of drill teams, dance groups, floats, and community groups celebrated the festivities recognized the holiday commemorating the day news of emancipation reached enslaved Black people in Texas. J.m. Banks, Kansas City Star, 1 June 2024 This includes spaces that can be used as a classroom and practice space for band, cheer, dance, drill team and JROTC. Eleanor Dearman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 21 Apr. 2024 The 1991 murder of Sarah Yarborough shook the community of Federal Way, Washington, to its core — a 16-year-old girl found strangled on the campus of the local high school, still partially dressed in her drill team uniform. Lauren Clark, CBS News, 17 Nov. 2023 After the inaugural Super Bowl, the NFL kept bringing back other marching bands, drill teams, signed Chubby Checker and Up with People, an organization that stage positive thinking through dance and song performances. Jonathan Landrum Jr., USA TODAY, 31 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for drill team 

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drill team was in 1928

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“Drill team.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drill%20team. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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