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Definition of "leader" []

  • One that leads or guides. (noun)
  • One who is in charge or in command of others. (noun)
  • One who heads a political party or organization. (noun)
  • One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature. (noun)
  • Music A conductor, especially of orchestra, band, or choral group. (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 "leader" in a sentence
  • "Strick van Linschoten also said Isaf's definition of the word leader was "so broad as to be meaningless"."
  • "Indeed so regularly is the phrase "leader of the pack" mentioned when describing him, you half expect to hear a Harley‑Davidson engine raspily rev up and cue in The Shangri-Las."
  • "Even better, the title leader and rival to the Mexican, Pastor Maldonado failed to finish in today's race and earned no points."