drill team


Definition of drill team

: an exhibition marching team that engages in precision drill

Examples of drill team in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are 1,000 seats set aside for the school band and drill team. Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2021 Her oldest child recently made her high school's drill team. NBC News, 29 June 2021 There were no marching bands, no drum and bugle corps, no drill team. Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 July 2021 Robert Day and Alexandria Piper are the first openly gay and lesbian members on their drill team. Henry Quindara, USA TODAY, 1 July 2021 She'd just been handed the first real setback in her young life, failure to make the school's drill team, an outcome that her young mind struggled to comprehend. Dwain Hebda, Arkansas Online, 13 June 2021 Between theater arts classes, volleyball and drill team practice, Banks built her skills through poetry slams and rap contests. Tiana Woodard, Dallas News, 7 May 2021 Marchers, led by civil rights activist Angela Davis and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union drill team, gathered in front of the Ferry Building and walked up Market Street to Civic Center Plaza. Michael Cabanatuan, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 May 2021 Among the camps expected to take place are three-week camps for boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball and girls’ volleyball and two-week camps for cheerleading and drill team. Steve Schering, chicagotribune.com, 27 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of drill team

1928, in the meaning defined above

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10 Sep 2021

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“Drill team.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drill%20team. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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