drum majorette


Definition of drum majorette

1 : a girl or woman who leads a marching band
2 : a baton twirler who accompanies a marching band

Examples of drum majorette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outlined in neon lights, a 46-foot-high drum majorette twirling a baton graces the College Grove Shopping Center. San Diego Union-Tribune, "College Area: Bel Air developer kicked off growth with campus gift," 30 June 2019 Her ensemble featured a white suit by Catherine Walker with drum majorette gold frogging and epaulettes, along with an impeccable white cap. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Channels Princess Diana and Kate Middleton at Commonwealth Day Service," 11 Mar. 2019 Plastic gold trophies--Miss Nude Brunette among them--line shelves along the wall, and large cardboard boxes brim with the glittery outfits Leah wears onstage: drum majorette, Catholic schoolgirl, even a Nintendo Mario Brother. Jennifer Wolff Perrine, Redbook, "Inside the Life of a Mom Who Strips," 15 Feb. 2012 The sophomore and drum majorette was taking shelter from rain in Harsh Park after final exams at King College Prep High School when, prosecutors have said, Ward got out of a car driven by Williams and opened fire. Megan Crepeau, chicagotribune.com, "Judge delays trial in 2013 Hadiya Pendleton slaying until summer," 5 Apr. 2018 Less than two weeks earlier, Pendleton had performed as a drum majorette at President Barack Obama’s inauguration. Thom Duffy, Billboard, "Fall Out Boy, G-Eazy, Bebe Rexha Sing Out for an End to Gun Violence," 24 Mar. 2018 Emily participated in crew, was a drum majorette and excelled in her studies, graduating from high school within 3 years. courant.com, "Emilia A. Lavendier," 27 Jan. 2018 These dancelines developed out of the drum majorette tradition. Zack Arias, Smithsonian, "March to the Joyous, Raucous Beat of the Sonic Boom of the South," 29 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of drum majorette

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Drum majorette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drum%20majorette. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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More Definitions for drum majorette

drum majorette

drum ma·​jor·​ette | \ -ˌmā-jə-ˈret \

Kids Definition of drum majorette

: a girl who is the leader of a marching band or drum corps

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