Meaning of “leading lady” in the English Dictionary

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"leading lady" in British English

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leading ladynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌliː.dɪŋ ˈleɪ.di/ us /ˌliː.dɪŋ ˈleɪ.di/

the female actor who has the most important part in a play or film

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

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