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Synonyms for figurehead
ˈfɪg yərˌhɛdfig·ure·head

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawmannoun

    a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

    Synonyms:
    strawman, straw man, forepart, scarer, front man, battlefront, movement, front line, social movement, scarecrow, front end, nominal head, presence, front, bird-scarer

  2. figureheadnoun

    figure on the bow of some sailing vessels

    Synonyms:
    nominal head, strawman, straw man, front man, front

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  1. List of paraphrases for "figurehead":

    flagship

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How to use figurehead in a sentence?

  1. Salma Shah:

    This administration wants to unsettle and dislodge establishment institutions that it believes have failed the public for decades, dom is the symbolic figurehead of a group of people who have all wanted this for years. They are tight-knit and very loyal to him.

  2. Chrissie Hynde:

    I'm not a figurehead for anything. I was a single mom with two kids. What else was I going to do? It was either be in a band or be a waitress.

  3. Jason Blazakis:

    The fracturing we've witnessed may be evolving to a point where, if they could find a figurehead it could be really dangerous to unite these organizations.

  4. Aoibhin Meghen:

    The Pope needs to take responsibility for the actions of Pope John Paul II clergy, although Leo Varadkar hopefully hasn't had any involvement in the abuse, Leo Varadkar is the figurehead for the church, so it's Leo Varadkar responsibility to promise action and retribution for the people who have been wronged.

  5. Jen Welter:

    You can learn it without playing, but I think for the first woman to be kind of that figurehead, I think they'll have to kind of see the highlights, kind of be without a doubt, like this was a ballplayer and I respect this person beyond gender. I respect them for what they did for the game. I think when you have that, it will open up the doors and make them more receptive.


Translations for figurehead

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  • GalionsfigurGerman
  • ξόανοGreek
  • hombre de paja, testaferro, mascarón de proa, figura decorativaSpanish
  • keulakuvaFinnish
  • figure de proueFrench
  • fantoccio, prestanome, uomo di paglia, polenaItalian
  • pākurukuru, pītauMāori
  • boegbeeldDutch
  • figurantPolish
  • номинальный глава, гальюнная фигура, подставное лицо, носовое украшениеRussian
  • förgrundsgestalt, galjonsfigur, galjonsbildSwedish

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