leading question

noun

: a question asked in a way that is intended to produce a desired answer
asking witnesses leading questions.

Examples of leading question in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Three years later, here for gigs with his jazz band, Allen answered a Times reporter’s leading question that maybe L.A.’s not such a bad place after all? Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2023 That's a strong leading question. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 27 Apr. 2023

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“Leading question.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leading%20question. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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leading question

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