Meaning of effigy
Pronunciation: (ef'i-jē), [key]
— pl. -gies.
- a representation or image, esp. sculptured, as on a monument.
- a crude representation of someone disliked, used for purposes of ridicule.
- in public view in the form of an effigy: a leader hanged in effigy by the mob.
- effigy (Thesaurus)