Word: figurehead

Category: figurehead

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Related words: figurehead

the figurehead, figurehead ship, figurehead definition, figurehead on ship, ships figurehead, mermaid figurehead

Synonyms: figurehead

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: figurehead

german
aushängeschild


french
figurine, magot

russian
лицо

czech
figurka

polish
figurka

hungarian
orrszobor

greek
σύμβολο

ukrainian
особа, особу, лице

estonian
tankist, käilakuju, variisik

slovenian
lutka

slovak
hlavička

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The meaning and "use of": figurehead

noun
  • a nominal leader or head without real power.
  • a carving, typically a bust or a full-length figure, set at the prow of an old-fashioned sailing ship.

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