Definition of drum majorette in English:

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drum majorette

Pronunciation: /ˌdrəm ˌmājəˈret/


1The female leader of a marching band.
Example sentences
  • Also, the fight scenes seem contrived and badly choreographed, with lots of pauses so that Conan can swing his sword around like a drum majorette's baton or freeze into cool action poses.
  • I followed a mid-teen girl up my street who was pretending to be a drum majorette.
  • I took piano, singing and dancing lessons, was a drum majorette, acted in plays.
1.1A girl or woman who twirls a baton, typically with a marching band or drum corps.
Example sentences
  • The afternoon's festivities include a street parade complete with drum majorettes and floats, a number of soccer and rugby matches and traditional African dance and bands.
  • School bands including drum majorettes will take part in the parade that will end at Johannesburg Stadium at 9: 30 am.
  • Maybe they appreciated when I went streaking during last year's Harvest Day Parade and knocked over three drum majorettes and startled the horses.

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Syllabification: drum ma·jor·ette

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