American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drum majorette.
- n. A dancer who twirls and performs stunts with a lightweight baton, whether as a solo, in a group of majorettes, or in the company of a marching band.
- n. a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching band
- n. a female drum major
“A majorette is a mere twirler of batons (certainly not a major activity), and a governess governs only the romper room.”
“MK thinks it's costumey and makes her look like a majorette, and also thinks the corsage is strange.”
“Occasionally she twirled her fish hook like a majorette and made it glint in the spotlight.”
“My mother would like for me to note that she is nothing like Vivienneshe is a hummingbird of a woman, very tiny and very happy, and was a majorette in college when Vivienne was a burgeoning hippiebut there are both a hidden depth and a fierce, overwhelming love in Vi that I think do come from my mother.”
“The person he was most excited to see was Sandy Penk, a cute majorette who had been his boyhood crush.”
“He stood perfectly erect with his ass muscles drawn in as if he'd been raised on a flagpole, or as the misdiagnosed second-born twin of a drum majorette.”
“The question would be, "When you were in high school and had those huge thunder thighs, why did you become a drum majorette?”
“We wanted to compete, and so we tried out to be a cheerleader or a drum majorette - the only competitions in town.”
“When I look in some of those poor little girls 'eyes, I can almost see that they don't like this: they don't like the mascara, they don't like sequins, they get tired of their dance or majorette routines.”
“The couple fell in love as teenagers, when she was a pretty majorette in high school; they have lived in this two-family house for fifty years, one town over from where both grew up.”
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