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General dictionaries General (22 matching dictionaries)
  1. straw man: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. straw man: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. straw man: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. straw man: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. straw man: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. straw man: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. straw-man: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. straw man: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. straw man: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. straw man: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. straw man: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. straw man: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. straw man: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Straw Man (comics), Straw Man, Straw-man, Straw man (argument), Straw man (dummy), Straw man (law), Straw man (literal), Straw man (literature), Straw man, The Straw Man: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. straw man: Rhymezone [home, info]
  16. straw man: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  17. straw man: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  18. straw man: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  19. straw man: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  20. straw man: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. straw man: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  2. straw man: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  3. straw man: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. Straw Man, Straw-man, Straw man (argument): Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. Straw-man, Straw man (argument), straw man: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  6. straw man: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Straw Man: Technopedia [home, info]
  2. straw man: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. straw man: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. straw man: The Skeptic's Dictionary [home, info]
  2. straw man: Idioms [home, info]


Quick definitions from WordNet (straw man)

noun:  a weak or sham argument set up to be easily refuted
noun:  an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
noun:  a person used as a cover for some questionable activity


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