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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 ?
Recall the leading lady's song with chorus of young men, all proffering devotion simultaneously in a neat row.
Mrs Merdle also, as a leading lady rich in distinction, elegance, grace, and beauty, he mentioned in very laudatory terms.
The 2013 Leading Lady Award honorees include youth advocate and national speaker, Yvonne Harvey Williams of Speak2Inspire; Business mogul Lisa Nicole Cloud; Community leader and family advocate Eslene Richmond-Shockley of Caring for Others, Inc.; Pastor Lisa Musser, first lady of Tabernacle International Church; Ari Russell, Executive Director of GUIDE, Inc.
The all-new Ka is to star in the forthcoming Quantum of Solace alongside leading lady Olga Kurylenko, who becomes an unlikely ally called Camille for the dashing Mr Bond.
The Miss Congeniality star takes a rest from being a leading lady and TOWS one of her favourite friends along in a specially-made trolley as she arrives off a flight in Los Angeles.
LAURA McINTYRE, of Hamilton, asks: 'Which Hollywood icon's career was almost over before it began when he spilled champagne on his leading lady for 23 straight takes in one of his first films?'
Leading junior was Richard Sale (Horwich CC) and leading lady Julie Robinson (RideOn).
He also says, to his leading lady Amanda Prynne (Lindsay Duncan), "Let's be superficial, and pity the poor philosophers." These lines stand out as hilarious antimanifestos.
Leading lady Christine Breadmore was forced to pull out of the show at the Henry Street theatre and Rayner agreed to step into her role of the bored wife who liberates herself on a Greek island holiday.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Apr 16 (ANI): Aditi Rao Hydari added another trophy to her achievements as she will receive Dada Saheb Phalke excellence award 2018 for the Best Leading Lady (Critics Award) for her memorable performance in 'Bhoomi'.
''Yung words po na mamili po, medyo mahihirapan po ako dyan kasi bago pa lang po ako eh siguro po, igagalang ko na lang po 'yung pasya 'nung management at 'nung manager ko kung sino man po na lumapit sa min na project kung sino man po 'yung makasama na leading lady po, ganyan po,' he said.
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