Definition of sub-leader in English:

sub-leader

Pronunciation /ˈsʌbˌliːdə/

noun

  • 1A leader under the command of another leader; an assistant or deputy leader.

  • 2Australian, New Zealand Journalism
    A secondary leader in a newspaper or other periodical.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Francis Grose (d. 1791), antiquary. From sub- + leader; originally after post-classical Latin subductor.