majorette Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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majorettenoun [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 ​musicalgroup
(Definition of majorette from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “majorette”
in Chinese (Simplified) 女子行进乐队指挥, 女子行进乐队队员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女子行進樂隊指揮, 女子行進樂隊隊員…
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