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English definition of “majorette”

majorette

noun [C] uk   /ˌmeɪ.dʒəˈret/ us    /-dʒəˈret/ (also drum majorette)
a young woman or girl who wears a uniform and makes a pattern of movements with a baton (= stick) by turning it and throwing it into the air, as part of a group of girls who do this or as the leader of a musical groupEntertainers in general
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