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Definition of "lede" []

  • The introductory paragraph(s) of a newspaper or other news article. (noun)
  • A man; person. (noun)
  • Men; people, folk. (noun)
  • A people or nation. (noun)
  • Tenements; holdings; possessions. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lede" in a sentence
  • "Undoubtedly a moving and important story (I'll definitely check it out), but ... the lede is a little treacly, don't you think?"
  • "Therefore, the lede is not an exaggeration, but a reminder."
  • "The lede is a girls basketball team, but the lessons are larger: Davids win all the time."