Synonyms for (noun) strawman

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