stick figure

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of stick figure

1 :a drawing showing the head of a human being or animal as a circle and all other parts as straight lines
2 :a fictional character lacking depth and believability

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First Known Use of stick figure

1903


STICK FIGURE Defined for English Language Learners

stick figure

noun

Definition of stick figure for English Language Learners

  • : a drawing that shows the head of a person or animal as a circle and all other parts as usually straight lines


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