follow the leader


a child's game in which players, one behind the other, follow a leader and must repeat or follow everything he or she does.

Nearby words

  1. follow one's nose,
  2. follow out,
  3. follow shot,
  4. follow suit,
  5. follow the crowd,
  6. follow through,
  7. follow up,
  8. follow-my-leader,
  9. follow-on,
  10. follow-through

Origin of follow the leader

First recorded in 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019