man of straw Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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man of strawnoun [C]

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man of straw noun [C] (WEAK)

UK someone who has a ​weakcharacter: He was ​accused by his ​opponents of being a man of ​straw and ​lacking in ​decisiveness.

man of straw noun [C] (IMAGINARY)

a straw man
(Definition of man of straw from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “man of straw”
in Chinese (Simplified) 软弱的, 窝囊废(生性懦弱的人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 軟弱的, 窩囊廢(生性懦弱的人)…
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