Meaning of “bandleader” in the English Dictionary

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"bandleader" in British English

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bandleadernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbændˌliː.dər/ us /ˈbændˌliː.dɚ/ old-fashioned

(Definition of “bandleader” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bandleader" in American English

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bandleadernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbændˌlid·ər/

a person who leads a large group of musicians while they play, and who sometimes plays an instrument at the same time

(Definition of “bandleader” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)