Definitions for effigialɪˈfɪdʒ i əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ef•fi•gyˈɛf ɪ dʒi(n.)(pl.)-gies.
a representation or image, esp. sculptured, as on a monument.
a crude representation of someone disliked, used for purposes of ridicule.
Idioms for effigy:
in effigy,in public view in the form of an effigy:
a leader hanged in effigy by the mob.
Origin of effigy:
1530–40; (< MF) < L effigia, -iēs, der. of effingere to shape, form
ef•fig•i•alɪˈfɪdʒ i əl(adj.)
Relating to an effigy.
relating to an effigy