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bandleader

Line breaks: band|lead¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbandliːdə
 
/

Definition of bandleader in English:

noun

A player at the head of a musical band.
Example sentences
  • Singers, composers and bandleaders have been drawing inspiration from all the borders of the sea to enliven and enrich their recipes.
  • But Handy did indeed become a musician, albeit a commercial bandleader playing light classical music and the popular songs of the day.
  • Smith was a prolific early-twentieth-century Chicago musician who served as a teacher, a bandleader, and composer.

Words that rhyme with bandleader

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