Adjective "Figurehead" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Figurehead


    Definition:

    1. a person who is head of a group, company, etc., in title but actually has no real authority or responsibility: Most modern kings and queens are figureheads.

    2. Nautical. a carved full-length figure or bust built into the bow of a sailing ship.

    Examples:

    "roles can be figurehead."

    "leaders can be figurehead."

    "presidents can be figurehead."

    "heads can be figurehead."

    "governorships can be figurehead."

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