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- n. A female leader (especially an autocratic one)
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• Details have been hard to come by about what happened when Rebekah Brooks, leaderene at News International, broke bread around Christmas with James Murdoch, head honcho at News Corp, and David Cameron, head honcho from No 10.
The closest modern Britain came to the term was when one of its supporters mockingly dubbed Margaret Thatcher "the leaderene."