Definitions for effigialɪˈfɪdʒ i əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ef•fi•gyˈɛf ɪ dʒi(n.)(pl.)-gies.

  1. a representation or image, esp. sculptured, as on a monument.

  2. a crude representation of someone disliked, used for purposes of ridicule.

Idioms for effigy:

  1. in effigy,in public view in the form of an effigy:

    a leader hanged in effigy by the mob.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of effigy:

1530–40; (< MF) < L effigia, -iēs, der. of effingere to shape, form

ef•fig•i•alɪˈfɪdʒ i əl(adj.)


  1. effigial(Adjective)

    Relating to an effigy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Effigial(adj)

    relating to an effigy


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