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