drum major drum major
- (n) the leader of a marching band or drum corps
- In the '20s, somebody dreamed up the idea of leading off the band with a female drum major, and the drum majorette was born.
- Kanye West said before he and Jamie Foxx took the stage in full drum major gear.
- In the memorable finale, a color-guard member avenges Spartacus' death by slaying the drum major, climbing his podium and conducting the remainder of the show.