leading lady


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lead′ing la′dy

(ˈli dɪŋ)
n.
an actress who plays the principal female role in a motion picture or play.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.leading lady - actress who plays the leading female role
actress - a female actor
Translations

leading lady

n (Theatre) → prima attrice
References in classic literature ?
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