Effigy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈefɪdʒi|  American pronunciation of the word effigy
Brit.  |ˈɛfɪdʒi|  British pronunciation of the word effigy

noun

- a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)(syn: image, simulacrum)

the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln

Examples

a threat to burn the president in effigy

the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln

Word forms

noun
singular: effigy
plural: effigies
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