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front man

n. a respectable and well-known man who represents a less respectable person or organization. The former advisor now serves as a front man for a large foundation.
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Front man Simon gave it his all during anthems like Who's Got A Match
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It went down the tubes when critics successfully argued that Washington was merely a front man for the white-owned operations because he had put up the smallest portion of the money.
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However, you were a very valuable front man to this idea," he said.