Synonyms

1. lady-slipper

noun. any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden.

Synonyms

  • Cypripedium reginae
  • yellow lady-slipper
  • showy lady slipper
  • slipper orchid
  • clustered lady's slipper
  • orchidaceous plant
  • Cypripedium parviflorum
  • lady's slipper
  • ram's-head lady's slipper
  • California lady's slipper
  • mountain lady's slipper
  • Cypripedium
  • showy lady's-slipper
  • ladies' slipper
  • Cypripedium montanum
  • Cypripedium calceolus
  • Cypripedium acaule
  • genus Cypripedium
  • ram's-head
  • Cypripedium californicum
  • Cypripedium fasciculatum
  • moccasin flower
  • yellow lady's slipper
  • Cypripedium album
  • Cypripedium arietinum
  • orchid
  • common lady's-slipper

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Words that Rhyme with Leading Lady

  • motsoaledi
  • mcgrady
  • mccrady
  • ogrady
  • o'grady
  • genady
  • arkady
  • spady
  • grady
  • frady
  • crady
  • brady
  • shady
  • rady
  • maidie
  • mady
  • madey
  • kady
  • haidee
  • dady
  • cady
  • bady
  • eydie
  • adey

2. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] indicating the most important performer or role.

Synonyms

  • major
  • stellar
  • prima
  • starring

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement.

Synonyms

  • preeminent

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] going or proceeding or going in advance; showing the way.

Synonyms

  • guiding
  • directional
  • directing

Antonyms

  • lack
  • minority
  • junior
  • inability

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. leading

adjective. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] having the leading position or higher score in a contest.

Synonyms

  • up
  • ahead

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. leading

noun. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] the activity of leading.

Synonyms

  • activity
  • helm
  • lead
  • trend setting

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive
  • active

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. leading

noun. ['ˈliːdɪŋ'] thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing.

Synonyms

  • strip
  • slip

Antonyms

  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lady

noun. ['ˈleɪdi'] a polite name for any woman.

Synonyms

  • woman
  • begum

Antonyms

  • adult
  • Esquire
  • bozo

Etymology

  • lady (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. lady

noun. ['ˈleɪdi'] a woman of refinement.

Synonyms

  • ma'am
  • adult female
  • grande dame
  • madame
  • gentlewoman
  • dame
  • madam

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • male
  • husband
  • beau

Etymology

  • lady (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. Lady

noun. a woman of the peerage in Britain.

Synonyms

  • baroness
  • peerage
  • marchioness
  • Milady
  • lady-in-waiting
  • peeress
  • noblewoman
  • duchess
  • female aristocrat
  • baronage
  • countess

Antonyms

  • male aristocrat
  • nobleman
  • husband
  • king

Example sentences of the word leading-lady


1. Noun Phrase
One potential idea involves the leading lady running from or leaving a negative situation, such as a bad family or an abusive partner.

2. Noun Phrase
Hanauma is on many a best-beach list and is where Elvis and his leading lady took their moonlit swim in "Blue Hawaii."

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