n.1.(Naut.) The figure, statue, or bust, on the prow of a ship.
2.A person who allows his name to be used to give standing to enterprises in which he has no responsible interest or duties; a nominal, but not real, head or chief.
Noun1.figurehead - a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
2.figurehead - figure on the bow of some sailing vessels
Charlie McCarthy, a nobody, a nothing, adherent, advocate, alter ego, alternate, amicus curiae, armory, attorney, backup, backup man, badge, badge of office, badges, baton, beak, blazonry, bow, bowsprit, brassard, bust, button, cap and gown, carving, chain, chain of office, champion, cipher, class ring, cockade, collar, common man, creature, cross, decoration, deputy, disciple, doll, dolly, dress, dummy, eagle, emblems, ensigns, executive officer, exponent, fantoccini, fasces, figure, figurine, fleur-de-lis, flunky, follower, forecastle, foredeck, forepeak, front, front man, gillie, gingerbread man, goon, hammer and sickle, hanger-on, henchman, heraldry, insignia, insignificancy, jackal, jackstraw, jib boom, lackey, lapel pin, lay figure, lieutenant, lightweight, little fellow, little guy, livery, locum, locum tenens, mace, man, man of straw, manikin, mannequin, mantle, marionette, markings, medal, mediocrity, minion, model, monument, mortarboard, mouthpiece, myrmidon, nebbish, nobody one knows, nominal head, nonentity, nose, obscurity, old school tie, paranymph, pin, pinch hitter, pip-squeak, pleader, portrait bust, procurator, prore, prow, proxy, punk, puppet, regalia, representative, ring, rose, rostrum, runt, satellite, scarecrow, school ring, scrub, sculpture, second in command, secondary, shamrock, shrimp, sigillography, skull and crossbones, small fry, small potato, small potatoes, snowman, sphragistics, squirt, squit, staff, stand-in, statuary, statue, statuette, stem, stooge, straw man, substitute, surrogate, swastika, sycophant, tartan, thistle, thug, tie, understudy, uniform, utility man, verge, vicar, vicar general, vice, vicegerent, votary, wand, wax figure, waxwork, whiffet, whippersnapper, wood carving
Translate Figurehead to German, Translate Figurehead to French
Figure caster
figure eight
Figure flinging
figure loom
figure of eight
figure of speech
figure out
Figure painting
figure skate
figure skating
Figure stone
Figure weaving
Figure-of-eight knot
figured bass
figured-fabric loom
-- Figurehead --
figwort family
Fiji dollar
Fiji Islands
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