Synonyms for ringleader

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ring-lee-der
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɪŋˌli dər

Top 10 synonyms for ringleader Other synonyms for the word ringleader

Définition of ringleader

Origin :
  • c.1500, from Middle English phrase to lead the ring (mid-14c.), probably from a medieval metaphor from dancing. See ring (n.1) + lead (v.1).
  • noun leader
Example sentences :
  • He was particularly set against me, as I had been ringleader in the cobbing.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I will not deny that I was a ringleader in this affair, though I know I had no other motive than escape.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Vallington, as the ringleader in this conspiracy, I call upon you for an answer.
  • Extract from : « Breaking Away » by Oliver Optic
  • At that speech, the red-faced man, who seemed to be the ringleader, eyed me narrowly.
  • Extract from : « Lords of the North » by A. C. Laut
  • It was at Boston, the ringleader in rebellion, that the issue was to be tried.
  • Extract from : « Tea Leaves » by Various
  • Peaks had exposed the ringleader, and the conspirators were finally beaten at their own game.
  • Extract from : « Down the Rhine » by Oliver Optic
  • Gerhardt, being regarded as the ringleader, was also branded on the chin.
  • Extract from : « One Snowy Night » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • As far as I can see, he's the ringleader in this disturbance.'
  • Extract from : « The Magic Pudding » by Norman Lindsay
  • Victor Malin was a ringleader from the first in this matter.
  • Extract from : « The French Prisoners of Norman Cross » by Arthur Brown
  • The outstretched arm of De Mauleon kept the ringleader at bay.
  • Extract from : « The Parisians, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Antonyms for ringleader

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