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    figurehead

    figurehead - Dictionary definition and meaning for word figurehead

    Definition
    (noun) a person used as a cover for some questionable activity Definition
    (noun) figure on the bow of some sailing vessels
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for figurehead

figure+head—if someone makes you HEAD of FIGURE(drawing or anything useless) , it will be like HAVING A ROLE WITHOUT POWER

FIGUREHEAD= FIGURATIVE(imaginative) + HEAD :-imaginative head , not real or actual....

manmohan singh is considered just a figurehead.real power is in hands of sonia gandhi.

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