- a performer, as a singer, who leads a musical group.
- 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
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- a nominal leader of an organization, etc, who lacks real power or authority, esp one who lends respectability to some nefarious activityGender-neutral form: figurehead
- the leader or visual focus of a group of musicians, usually the singer
Also called: front person
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