Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of strawman | Another word for strawman | What is strawman?

Definition 1: an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for strawman in the sense of this definition

(strawman is a kind of ...) a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

"the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln" "the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone"

Definition 2: a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for strawman in the sense of this definition

(strawman is a kind of ...) an argument that appears good at first view but is really fallacious

Definition 3: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for strawman in the sense of this definition

(strawman is a kind of ...) someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

More words

Another word for strawflower

Another word for strawboard

Another word for strawberry-shrub family

Another word for strawberry tree

Another word for strawberry tomato

Another word for strawworm

Another word for stray

Another word for strayer

Another word for straying

Another word for streak


Other word for streak

streak meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce streak