: a children's game in which everyone follows and does what the child who is chosen to be the leader does

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Recent Examples on the Web The critic in me, on the other hand, would observe that in follow-the-leader Hollywood, success breeds imitation, or repetition. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 14 Jan. 2024 Players like Max, Disney+, Paramount+ and NBCUniversal’s Peacock continue to play follow-the-leader. Todd Spangler, Variety, 14 Dec. 2023 And, yes, many are at risk because banks regularly play follow-the-leader when competing for growth. John S. Tobey, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023

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“Follow-the-leader.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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