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leading lady

noun

Simple Definition of leading lady

  • : an actress who plays the most important female role in a play or movie

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of leading lady

  1. :  an actress who plays the leading female role

1860

First Known Use of leading lady

1860

Rhymes with leading lady


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