drum major

noun

Definition of drum major

:the leader of a marching band

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First Known Use of drum major

1807


DRUM MAJOR Defined for English Language Learners

drum major

noun

Definition of drum major for English Language Learners

  • : the leader of a marching band


DRUM MAJOR Defined for Kids

drum major

noun

Definition of drum major for Students

:the marching leader of a band or drum corps

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