noun (plural frontmen)
- 1A person who leads or represents a group or organization, in particular.More example sentences
- In addition to being the frontman for the organization internationally, it's also being in charge of the entire business.
- He may be the frontman, the lead man, but he is still the mouthpiece for someone else's words.
- It is a fact that prevention saves money, but bureaucrats and their political frontmen still know the public wants hospital beds.
- 1.1 (also frontwoman) The leader of a group of musicians, especially the lead singer of a pop group.More 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.
- 1.2 (also front) A person who represents an illegal or disreputable organization to give it an air of legitimacy.More example sentences
- They take an edgy trip right into the battlezone being created by the phone market, as a cast of warlords, guerillas, kidnappers and shady frontmen for European companies tussle for control of the colton trade.
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