Word Meaning

(of a role or status) existing in name only.

Part Of Speech:



In name/title only   Titular   Formal   Official   Ceremonial; theoretical  


  • Cuban-Americans who left the island in waves of migration since Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution are skeptical that Cuba’s next nominal leader will actually be in charge.

  • In a nominal show of support for Ms. Blackburn, Mr. Corker wrote on Twitter last week that he was sending a donation to her campaign and wished her well in the Senate race.

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