Definition of Front man

1. Noun. A person used as a cover for some questionable activity.

Definition of Front man

1. Noun. (football) striker, attacker, forward ¹

2. Noun. (music) The lead singer in a musical group ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Front Man

front end
front end loader
front end loaders
front ends
front entrance
front foot shot
front garden
front group
front groups
front lens
front line
front lines
front load
front loader
front man (current term)
front matter
front men
front money
front name
front names
front of house
front of the house
front organization
front organizations
front page
front pages
front porch
front projector
front ring

Literary usage of Front man

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1888)
"After the about face the front of the litter has, of course, become the rear, the right the left, and vice versa. Similarly, the front man has become the ..."

2. Mass Physical Training for Use in the Army and the Reserve Officers by Joseph Edward Raycroft (1920)
"From that position he makes a forward pass to the front man in the column and runs to the front of the column. ..."

3. Military Signal Corps Manual (1918)
"Each front man joins his pole, inserts the top in the eyes of the halves, and holds the pole upright beside the pin placed in the ground; his rear rank man, ..."

4. National Militia Standard, Embracing the Discipline of Infantry, Light by Pierce Darrow (1822)
"After facing, the word nil) immediately be given— At this word, the front man marches forward, followed by the others as fast as they have room ; the man in ..."

5. Railway Curves for Practical Trackmen by Frederick Augustus Smith (1906)
"When forward string is in correct alignment, front man drives a stake at B, and fixes point B by driving a tack in exact point, after the end piece has been ..."

6. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"He then lines in the front man until the front wire crosses the mark of the ... The front man then drives a tack at this point C, either in a stake or on a ..."

7. Handbook for Rangers & Woodsmen by Jay Laird Burgess Taylor (1916)
"Errors invariably occur when pins are thrown forward by the rear man to be used by the front man again in the same tally. If steep slopes are to be level ..."

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