- n a female baton twirler who accompanies a marching band
- n a female drum major
- For every struggling, prancing, stick-swinging, tail-twitching majorette in the nation, there are about too or so others who would give every Bobby Darin record they own to get on .
- Debbie Reynolds, who at 29 is known in show business as the world's oldest teenager, first found fame at 16, when she became a drum majorette at John Burroughs High School in .
- Hot dogs were plentiful, two 56-piece bands blared, a barelegged drum majorette shivered and strutted, two queens held court at halftime.