ringleader

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noun ring·lead·er \ˈriŋ-ˌlē-dər\

Definition of ringleader

  1. :  a leader of a ring of individuals engaged especially in improper or unlawful activities

Examples of ringleader in a sentence

  1. the ringleader of a gang of criminals

Circa 1503

First Known Use of ringleader

circa 1503


RINGLEADER Defined for English Language Learners

ringleader

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noun ring·lead·er \ˈriŋ-ˌlē-dər\

Definition of ringleader for English Language Learners

  • : the leader of a group that causes trouble or is involved in an illegal activity


RINGLEADER Defined for Kids

ringleader

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noun ring·lead·er \ˈriŋ-ˌlē-dər\

Definition of ringleader for Students

  1. :  a leader especially of a group of people who cause trouble



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