HyperDic: figurehead

English > 2 senses of the word figurehead:
NOUNperson figurehead, front man, front, nominal head, straw man, strawmana person used as a cover for some questionable activity
artifactfigureheadfigure on the bow of some sailing vessels
figurehead > pronunciation
Soundsfih'gyerhheh.d
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > figurehead: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person used as a cover for some questionable activity.
Synonymsfront man, front, nominal head, straw man, strawman
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishencubridor, hombre de paja, tapadera, testaferro
Catalanencobridor, home de palla, tapadora, testaferro
English > figurehead: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningfigure on the bow of some sailing vessels.
BroaderfigureA model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
Spanishfigurón de proa, mascarón de proa
Catalanmascaró de proa

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