strawman

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

strawman (plural strawmen)

  1. Alternative spelling of straw man

Verb[edit]

strawman (third-person singular simple present strawmans, present participle strawmanning, simple past and past participle strawmanned)

  1. Alternative spelling of straw man
    • 2009 Bits of Organization page 44
      We are also charged with strawmanning Type la. This is 'boomerang misrepresentation' - a disingenuous tactic deployed by writers in an effort to establish the superiority of their own work when all they are really doing is simply repeating