HyperDic: effigy

English > 1 sense of the word effigy:
NOUNartifacteffigy, image, simulacruma representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
effigy > pronunciation
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > effigy: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture).
Example"the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"
Synonymsimage, simulacrum
NarrowerGuyAn effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
idol, graven image, godA material effigy that is worshipped
scarecrow, straw man, strawman, bird-scarer, scarerAn effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
waxwork, wax figureAn effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishefigie, figura, simulacro
Catalanefígie, simulacre

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