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frontman

[fruhnt-man] /ˈfrʌntˌmæn/
noun, plural frontmen
[fruhnt-men] /ˈfrʌntˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
1.
a performer, as a singer, who leads a musical group.
2.
a person who serves as the nominal head of an organization and who represents it publicly.
Also, especially for 2, front man.
Origin of frontman
1935-1940
An Americanism dating back to 1935-40; front + man1
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