leadership etymology

English word leadership comes from English leader, English -ship

Detailed word origin of leadership

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
leader English (eng) (UK) The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article; a lead story.. (botany) A fast-growing terminal shoot of a woody plant.. (engineering) The drive wheel in any kind of machinery.. (fishing) A net for leading fish into a pound, weir, etc.. (fishing) A section of line between the main fishing line and the snell of a hook, intended to be [...]
-ship English (eng) Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialised union.
leadership English (eng) (dated) The office or status of a leader.. A group of leaders. The capacity of someone to lead others.

Words with the same origin as leadership

Descendants of leader
cheerleading
Descendants of -ship
censorship championship citizenship companionship dealership dictatorship internship ladyship lordship ownership partnership relationship scholarship worship worshipped