action figure

noun
|Updated on: 13 Jul 2018

Definition of action figure

: a small-scale figure (as of a superhero) used especially as a toy

Examples of action figure in a Sentence

  1. a collection of action figures of his favorite superheroes

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First Known Use of action figure

1950

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action figure Synonyms

Synonyms

doll, dolly, puppet;


ACTION FIGURE Defined for English Language Learners

action figure

Definition of action figure for English Language Learners

  • : a small usually plastic doll


ACTION FIGURE Defined for Kids

action figure

noun

Definition of action figure for Students

: a model often of a superhero used as a toy

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