front man

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1. also front man A man who serves as a nominal leader but who lacks real authority.
2. Music A man who is a lead singer of a group.

front man



1. a nominal leader of an organization, etc, who lacks real power or authority, esp one who lends respectability to some nefarious activity. Gender-neutral form: figurehead
2. (Music, other) the leader or visual focus of a group of musicians, usually the singer
Also called: front person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.front man - a person used as a cover for some questionable activityfront man - a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

front man

n (fam) (representative) → prestanome m inv; (presenter) → presentatore m
References in classic literature ?
The front man turned his head until his eyes met the eyes of the man behind.
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This was revealed by Ramzan, a front man of the accused, before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).
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But their scary front man has been roped in by the BBC to give Doctor Who viewers a proper fright this series.
It helps, of course, that Plant's retained the two most important attributes of a rock-tastic front man - a glorious mane of hair and a magnificent, versatile voice.
The number of times he cut in and hit the front man with his balls.