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Meaning of DRUM MAJOR

Pronunciation:  drum 'meyjur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the leader of a marching band or drum corps
 
 See Also: conductor, director, music director

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Drum" ma"jor\
.

1. The chief or first drummer of a regiment; an instructor of
   drummers.

2. The marching leader of a military band. [U.S.]

3. A noisy gathering. [R.] See under {Drum}, n., 4.

 

 

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