Straw-man Synonyms

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Synonyms for Straw-man

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A person, nation, etc. that seems to pose a threat but is actually ineffective or powerless
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Blind people considered as a group. Used with the:
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A person ineffective or incompetent in his/her position of authority. Derived from unfavorable observations that ineffective professionals are memorable only for what they wear and not what they accomplish at the workplace. [c. 1970]
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A weak person.
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To adorn the front of; to put on the front.
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To record or perform a cover of
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A person regarded as resembling a scarecrow in some way, as in being repellent or unattractive
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Alternative spelling of straw man.
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an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
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One who, or that which, scares.
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A person acting as the public face of some other, covert group.
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A carved figure on the bow of a ship
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a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
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Words Related to Straw-man

(Nautical) One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil.
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(Biology) A damaged DNA sequence whose products are not biologically active, that is, that does nothing.
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A set of bound blank pages used as a model to show the size and general appearance of a book being published.
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Find another word for straw-man. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for straw-man, like: statement to be refuted, fake, Aunt Sally (British), weak position, hollow man, paper-tiger, blind, nonsense, empty suit, man-of-straw and front.