Definition of frontman in English:

frontman

Line breaks: front|man
Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌntman
 
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noun (plural frontmen)

1The lead singer of a pop or rock group.
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  • The latter can be overbearing, it's true, but that's a central function of rock frontmen.
  • The problem with these two roles is that the requirements of a frontman decisively separate the singer from the other band members.
  • The flamboyant frontman of rock group Queen will be remembered at the concert at The Barbican in York on Saturday November 24.
1.1British A presenter of a television programme.
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  • I wondered how easily he had slipped from player to television frontman and commentator.
  • The media moralist and TV frontman has a long track record of preaching about the evils of child abuse and individual irresponsibility.
  • It will be no less devastating for the flagship show's engaging frontman.
2A person who represents an organization and works to make its image more appealing to the public: Harry wanted Teddy to act as the respectable frontman for his business interests
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  • Stop being a front man for a bunch of investors!
  • He has been forced into being a frontman for a bunch of modern-day American scoundrels.
  • One school sees him as the leading cheerleader, a laughing and smiling front man for a company that has been struggling more than usual the past few years.
3(In soccer) a forward or attacker: once again, Wigan’s frontmen failed to take their chances
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  • A strike partner for him was the most difficult decision, seeing as there have been so many excellent displays by frontmen this season.
  • "You just can't legislate for pace like that," you'll often hear them conclude, as a pair of lightning slow centre halves trail in the wake of a pacy frontman.
  • He begins the campaign as the club's only fit frontman.

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