Definition of Man of straw

1. Noun. A weak person. ¹

2. Noun. A tactic used in debates and arguments where a weaker thesis is substituted for the opponent's real proposition, this thesis then being refuted, thereby creating the illusion of winning the argument against the original proposition. ¹

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man of straw (current term)
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man proposes, God disposes

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