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Synonyms for bellwetherˈbɛlˌwɛð ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bellwether(noun)

    someone who assumes leadership of a movement or activity

  2. bellwether(noun)

    sheep that leads the herd often wearing a bell

Wiktionary

  1. bellwether(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sign, indicator, gauge

  2. bellwether(noun)

    The leading sheep of a flock, having a bell hung round its neck.

    Synonyms:
    sign, indicator, gauge

  3. bellwether(noun)

    Anything that indicates future trends.

    Synonyms:
    sign, gauge, indicator

  4. bellwether(noun)

    A stock or bond that is widely believed to be an indicator of the overall market's condition.

    Synonyms:
    gauge, indicator, sign

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Translations for bellwether

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  • الريادةArabic
  • Leithammel, führender WertGerman
  • manso, barómetroSpanish
  • kellokas, ennusmerkkiFinnish
  • meneur du troupeau, mouton meneur du troupeau, BellwetherFrench
  • भेड़ाओं का राहनुमाHindi
  • しるし, 兆し, [[鈴]][[つき]][[羊]], 指標, 兆候, 前触れJapanese
  • haantje de voorste, trendsetter, belhamelDutch
  • ledargestalt, rättesnöre, skällgumseSwedish

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