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Definition of frontman noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    frontman

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfrʌntmæn//
     
    (pl. frontmen
    NAmE//ˈfrʌntmɛn//
     
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  1. 1a person who represents an organization and tries to make its activities seem acceptable to the public, although in fact they may be illegal He acted as a frontman for a drug cartel.
  2. 2the leader of a group of musicians
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