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drum major definition

  • noun:
    • a person who leads a marching musical organization or drum corps, often twirling a baton.
    • person who conducts and commands a marching band.
    • the principle or very first drummer of a regiment.
    • one that directs the evolutions of a band or drum-corps in marching.
    • A riotous night installation. See drum, 9.
    • the top of a marching musical organization or drum corps
  • others:
    • the main or very first drummer of a regiment; a teacher of drummers.
    • The marching frontrunner of a military musical organization.
    • A noisy gathering. [R.] See under Drum, n., 4.
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