[led-n] /ˈlɛd n/
inertly heavy like ; hard to lift or move:
a leaden weight; leaden feet.
dull, spiritless, or gloomy, as in mood or thought:
leaden prose; a leaden atmosphere.
of a dull gray color:
a leaden silence.
They moved at a leaden pace.
of poor quality or little value.
made or consisting of .
verb (used with object)
to make leaden, sluggish, dull, etc.:
Fatigue had leadened his brain and step.
heavy and inert
laboured or sluggish: leaden steps
gloomy, spiritless, or lifeless
made partly or wholly of lead
of a dull greyish colour: a leaden sky
“made of lead,” Old English leaden, from lead (n.1) + -en (2). The figurative sense of “heavy, oppressive, dull” is attested by 1570s. Related: Leadenly; leadenness.
[lee-der] /ˈli dər/ noun 1. a person or thing that leads. 2. a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group. 3. Music. 4. a featured article of trade, especially one offered at a low price to attract customers. Compare . 5. Journalism. 6. blank film or tape at the beginning […]
noun 1. Nautical. .
/ˈliːdəˌbɔːd/ noun 1. a board displaying the names and current scores of the leading competitors, esp in a golf tournament
noun 1. a board on which the scores of the leading competitors are displayed, as in a golf tournament. noun a scoreboard showing the top performers in a competition, esp. a golf tournament