The actor playing the principal male part in a film or play: filming has been halted because the leading man has been hurt
More example sentences
- There are two basic types of male film actor - leading men and character players.
- He's the oddball who again proves his mettle as both a character actor and leading man.
- He managed to transform himself from a B-grade actor to an A-list leading man in only one year.
Definition of leading man in:
- The US English dictionary