A person who is prominent or influential in a particular field or organization: Lesley is a leading light in a local netball team
More example sentences
- He is probably the leading light in the field of Australian improvised music.
- Everyone would have to admit that Graham proved himself a leading light on the field of play.
- In the last 15 years Scotland has been a leading light in the field of public art and public sculpture.
Definition of leading light in:
- The US English dictionary