You searched for: “fronting
front, fronts, fronting, fronted (verb forms)
1. If an area or building fronts something or fronts on or onto it, it has that thing at the front of it; so, to have a front; to face onto something else.
2. To be in front of something; such as, to be the leader or main representative of a group.
3. To provide an apparently respectable cover for a secret or for illegal activities: "They found out that he was fronting for the mafia."
This entry is located in the following unit: front-, fronto- (page 2)