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Synonyms for straw man

Synonyms for (noun) straw man

Synonyms: scarecrow, scarer, straw man, strawman, bird-scarer Definition: an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds

Similar words: effigy, simulacrum, image Definition: a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture) Usage: the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln; the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone

Synonyms: straw man, strawman Definition: a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted

Similar words: specious argument Definition: an argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious

Synonyms: front, front man, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman Definition: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

Similar words: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true