leaderless
adjective see leader

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • leaderless — adj. lacking a leader; as, a leaderless mob running riot in the streets. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leaderless — 1590s, from LEADER (Cf. leader) (n.1) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Leaderlessly; leaderlessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • leaderless — leader ► NOUN 1) a person or thing that leads. 2) a person or thing that is the most successful or advanced in a particular area. 3) the principal player in a music group. 4) Brit. a leading article in a newspaper. 5) (also Leader of the House)… …   English terms dictionary

  • leaderless — adjective Without a leader (either a person in authority or a beginning piece to form a starter) …   Wiktionary

  • leaderless — adj. without a leader, without leadership, lacking a guide …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leaderless — lead·er·less …   English syllables

  • leaderless — (r)lə̇s adjective : being without a leader …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leaderless resistance — (or phantom cell structure) is a political resistance strategy in which small, independent groups (covert cells) challenge an established adversary such as a government. Leaderless resistance can encompass anything from non violent disruption and …   Wikipedia

  • leaderless resistance — …   Useful english dictionary

  • leader — leaderless, adj. /lee deuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that leads. 2. a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group. 3. Music. a. a conductor or director, as of an orchestra, band, or chorus. b. the player at the head of …   Universalium

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