Synonyms of strawman


1. front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman, deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

usage: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

2. straw man, strawman, specious argument

usage: a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted

3. scarecrow, straw man, strawman, bird-scarer, scarer, effigy, image, simulacrum

usage: an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds

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