Definition of leaderene in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌliːdəˈriːn/


British humorous
A female leader, especially an autocratic one: the leaderene went down with a satisfying thump, her spiked coronet falling off
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  • Indeed the leaderene regarded television to be dominated by the unions and grossly overmanned.
  • Meanwhile, and further afield, the tremors resonating from the leaderene's misstep have been recorded on the outrage scale.


1980s (originally a humorous or ironic name for Margaret Thatcher): from leader + -ene, on the pattern of female given names such as Marlene.

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