Definition of frontman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌntman

noun (plural frontmen)

  • 1 (also frontwoman) The 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.
  • 2A person who represents an illegal or disreputable organization to give it an air of legitimacy.
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    • 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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