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Definition of "frontman" []

  • A man who serves as a nominal leader but who lacks real authority. (noun)
  • Music A leading singer with a group. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frontman" in a sentence
  • "This movement started spreading about 5 years ago, as an hobby from Josh Homme, frontman from the rock band Queens of the Stone Age."
  • "The Coldplay frontman is the latest celebrity to secure a guest appearance on The Simpsons, Entertainment Weekly has learned."
  • "David Byrne, best known as the frontman for Talking Heads, is also an avid bicycling advocate."