Synonyms of leader in English:

leader


See definition of leader

noun

1‘the leader of the Democratic Party’

SYNONYMS

chief, head, principal, boss

commander, captain

figurehead, controller, superior, kingpin, headman, mover and shaker

chairman, chairwoman, chairperson, chair, convener, moderator

director, managing director, MD, manager, superintendent, supervisor, overseer, administrator, employer, master, mistress, foreman

president, premier, governor

ruler, monarch, king, queen, sovereign, emperor, tsar, prince, princess, lord, lord and master

elder, patriarch

guru, mentor, authority

informal boss man, skipper, gaffer, guv'nor, top dog, number one, big cheese, big noise, bigwig, big shot

North American informal honcho, Mister Big, numero uno, sachem, padrone

ANTONYMS

follower, supporter

2‘a world leader in the use of video conferencing’

SYNONYMS

pioneer, front runner, innovator, trailblazer, pathfinder, groundbreaker, trendsetter, leading light, guiding light, torch-bearer, pacemaker, originator, initiator, developer, discoverer, founder, architect

formal neoteric