Hoge joined in, waging a proxy battle against a liberal blogger who accused Walker et al. of being scammers.
Charm may be persuasive in the courting process, but it's not a proxy for saying "I do."
A proxy war between his Washington allies and the White House was the last thing he needed.
Internet access is intermittent on proxy servers and he had to send this to me in pieces.
But the show is deeply concerned with her growing up as a proxy for American capitalism and licentiousness.
I am writing nonsense now, and as henceforth I can only be foolish by proxy, I had better stop.
You will wed her—she will bear your name; but you will marry her by proxy, and I shall be your proctor.
Although the marriage had been performed in Ferrara by proxy, Alexander wished the service to be said again in Rome.
Here the ceremony of marriage by proxy was to be solemnized.
It enabled him to make a long arm, as it were, and manipulate the matter in effect without a proxy.
early 15c., proccy, prokecye, "agency of one who acts instead of another; letter of power of attorney," contraction of Anglo-French procuracie (c.1300), from Medieval Latin procuratia "administration," from Latin procuratio "a caring for, management," from procurare "manage" (see procure). Also cf. proctor (n.). Meaning "person who acts in place of another" is from 1610s.