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leading lady

noun as in female star of production

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This episode is mostly taken up by Big’s ugly and sparse funeral at the Greene Naftali Gallery and not so much on the streets of New York City, which, as everyone knows, is the show’s other leading lady.

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Khristen, like the leading ladies of many of Williams’s other works, is passive, almost blank.

Now here was a new series that elevated Byrne to leading lady status.

Rotimi is so inspired by his real-life chemistry with Mdee, he recently cast her to play his leading lady in the video “Love Somebody.”

She's a steely ingenue, a fair-faced heroine, a leading lady.

The woman is Marie, played by Bérénice Bejo—or, if you prefer, the at last colored-in leading lady from The Artist.

Foster is the first leading lady to be dressed in custom Armani.

Plaza opened up to The Daily Beast about her rise to leading lady, her health scare, filming awkward sex scenes, and more.

But it wasn't until after Bridesmaids that she was coronated Hollywood's next big leading lady.

He was then ten years old, and deep in love with the leading lady.

Bedstemor, reinstated in her former rle of leading lady of the Gaard, was in a state of feverish excitement.

Rosalie came as a leading lady, and one Heinrich Dorn came as musical director.

On this our leading lady chose to pause, seizing the opportunity to study the hang of her new dressing-gown.

You could coax Laurie Armitage to help us and then, too, youd be leading lady.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leading lady, such as: heroine, fat part, leading role, leading woman, lead role, and starring role.

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