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1. figurehead

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝˌhɛd'] a person used as a cover for some questionable activity.

Synonyms

  • straw man
  • trickster
  • cheat
  • slicker
  • beguiler
  • front man
  • strawman
  • cheater
  • front
  • nominal head

Antonyms

  • last
  • aft
  • back
  • posterior

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Words that Rhyme with Figurehead

  • airhead
  • arrowhead
  • arrowhead
  • bankhead
  • beachhead
  • blockhead
  • bridgehead
  • broadhead
  • brodhead
  • bulkhead
  • bullhead
  • butthead
  • cadenhead
  • copperhead
  • craghead
  • craighead
  • deadhead
  • dragonhead
  • drumhead
  • egghead

Example sentences of the word figurehead


1. Noun, singular or mass
Since he was so young, King Tutankhamun was no more than a figurehead.

2. Adjective
Paint the figurehead brown.

Quotes containing the word figurehead


1. I guess if I had to pick a spiritual figurehead to possess the deed to the entirety of Earth, I'd go with Buddha, but only because he wouldn't want it.
- Sarah Vowell, Unfamiliar Fishes

2. figurehead

noun. ['ˈfɪgjɝˌhɛd'] figure on the bow of some sailing vessels.

Antonyms

  • undercharge
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