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Definition of "bandleader" [band•lead•er]

  • One who conducts a musical band, especially a dance band. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bandleader" in a sentence
  • "It's to a much lesser extent that Mr. Owens, who turned 68 last month, is known as a bandleader and star in his own right."
  • "The bandleader was a malevolent jester, somewhat androgynous."
  • "Soul Revival Cruz Contreras until recently had been best known as bandleader"