Definition of leaderless in US English:

leaderless

adjective

  • See leader

    • ‘They were not a united minority mainly due to the fact that they suffered from such blows as being leaderless and economically dependent.’
    • ‘It is part of the hollow acoustics of a bankrupt and leaderless opposition.’
    • ‘They seem sullen, battered, and effectively leaderless, although they are as determined as ever to hang on to the dream of dignity and eventual independence.’
    • ‘The trend reveals an emerging movement that's leaderless, global, anarchic and chaotic but it is a movement in which ordinary people can participate en masse to voice their concerns and bring about change.’
    • ‘After being leaderless for several hours, the government quickly consolidated its power and proved that it was capable of controlling the situation.’

Pronunciation

leaderless

/ˈlēdərləs//ˈlidərləs/