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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sheep that leads the herd often wearing a chime; Someone who assumes leadership of a movement or activity.

Usage examples (40)
  • In the past, Professor Nickell has proved a bellwether for future action by the MPC.
  • Noun : Paris is a bellwether of the fashion industry
  • It's being called a bellwether for the midterm congressional elections.
  • We're called the bellwether state, and I have no idea where we're going. for more
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