Adjective "leaderless" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈliːdələs/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'They seem sullen, battered, and effectively leaderless, although they are as determined as ever to hang on to the dream of dignity and eventual independence.'
  2. 'They were not a united minority mainly due to the fact that they suffered from such blows as being leaderless and economically dependent.'

Definitions

1. a person or thing that leads.

2. a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group.

3. Music. a conductor or director, as of an orchestra, band, or chorus. the player at the head of the first violins in an orchestra, the principal cornetist in a band, or the principal soprano in a chorus, to whom any incidental solos are usually assigned.

4. a featured article of trade, especially one offered at a low price to attract customers.Compare loss leader.

More examples(as adjective)

"places can be leaderless."

"groups can be leaderless."

"countries can be leaderless."

"states can be leaderless."

"people/places/organizations can be leaderless."

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Origin

(leader)