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frontman

Syllabification: front·man
Pronunciation: /ˈfrəntˌman
 
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Definition of frontman in English:

noun (plural frontmen)

1The lead singer of a pop or rock group.
Example sentences
  • 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.
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
More example sentences
  • 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
More example sentences
  • 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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