action figure

noun

Definition of action figure

  1. :  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

1950

First Known Use of action figure

1950


ACTION FIGURE Defined for English Language Learners

action figure

noun

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

  1. :  a model often of a superhero used as a toy


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