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  • n. Plural form of leaderette.


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  • Here are half a dozen phrases coined by Kipling which one sees quoted in leaderettes in the gutter press or overhears in saloon bars from people who have barely heard his name.

    Rudyard Kipling

  • The common view is that he writes nineteen columns in every issue of the _Sunday Swerver_, besides contributing a leading article, seven leaderettes, three reviews and a "special" political manifesto to each number of the _Pale Mail Gazette.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 25, 1914

  • I wrote verses grave and gay, special articles, leading articles, and leaderettes.

    The Making Of A Novelist An Experiment In Autobiography

  • It was taken up by the Press, and paragraphs, leaderettes and leaders appeared in nearly every journal all over the country.

    The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)

  • There were plenty of leaderettes on the cunning shown by the men, but the alacrity of the women to purchase the bogus medicines was, as a rule, lightly passed over; and great as is M. Zola's admiration for the English Press in many respects, he could but regard its attitude towards the Chrimes case as lamentably inadequate and lacking in moral courage.

    With Zola in England

  • On questions of motive and policy I have generally refrained from expressing a decided verdict, seeing that these are always the most difficult to probe; and facile dogmatism on them is better fitted to omniscient leaderettes than to the pages of an historical work.

    The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)

  • Anyhow, to return to Mr. CHURCHILL'S room: whilst the floor is littered with volumes that have been sent to him for review, his desk is equally littered with proofs of essays, sermons, leaders and leaderettes for the secular and Sunday Press.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, 1920-11-17

  • In vain he asked for an advance at the office of the _Mile End Mirror_, to which he contributed scathing leaderettes about vestrymen.

    The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes

  • He was constantly making learned discoveries which nobody understood but himself, and so editors were always pestering him to write leaderettes about them.

    Without Prejudice

  • In vain he asked for an advance at the office of the "Mile End Mirror," to which he contributed scathing leaderettes about vestrymen.

    The Big Bow Mystery


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