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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Shape of a person or animal on the bow of some sailing vessels; A person used as a cover for some questionable activity.

Usage examples (37)
  • Queen Elizabeth of England is a figurehead.
  • The word "figurehead" ran in Poppaelia's mind but he did not voice it.
  • Good or evil, competent or inept, any leader or figurehead is welcome to offer assistance at this point.
  • The figurehead was a bull, with a flower on his brow and gilded horns. for more
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