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Synonyms for figurehead
ˈfɪg yərˌhɛd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman(noun)

    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. figurehead(noun)

    figure on the bow of some sailing vessels

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    flagship

How to pronounce figurehead?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say figurehead in sign language?

  1. figurehead

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#2293movement
#2782presence
#18153flagship
#24828battlefront
#32196scarecrow
#83202strawman
#89107figurehead
#238102forepart
#293486scarer

How to use figurehead in a sentence?

  1. Yuichiro Tamaki:

    This isn't over just because Takeda decided to step down, in my impression, he seemed to be just a figurehead.

  2. Benjamin Cavender:

    Even if Richard Liu's not there as a figurehead and not present in the press, Richard Liu's still likely going to be fairly involved in the business, i can't imagine Benjamin Cavender being wired to step away, I think this is damage control.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. J. G. Ballard:

    I thought it was a wonderfully conceptual act actually, to fire a replica pistol at a figurehead -- the guy could have been working for Andy Warhol!


Translations for figurehead

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • GalionsfigurGerman
  • ξόανοGreek
  • figura decorativa, mascarón de proa, testaferro, hombre de pajaSpanish
  • keulakuvaFinnish
  • figure de proueFrench
  • polena, fantoccio, prestanome, uomo di pagliaItalian
  • pākurukuru, pītauMāori
  • boegbeeldDutch
  • figurantPolish
  • номинальный глава, гальюнная фигура, подставное лицо, носовое украшениеRussian
  • galjonsfigur, galjonsbild, förgrundsgestaltSwedish

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