Definition of action figure in English:

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action figure

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noun

A doll representing a person or fictional character known for vigorous action, such as a soldier or superhero. The figure typically is posable, with jointed limbs.
Example sentences
  • The action figure is, of course, simply a plastic doll but, to the child who plays endlessly with it, it represents a great deal more.
  • So is he ready for a plastic action figure to be made in his likeness?
  • The Welsh actor is thrilled his latest movie character has been turned into an action figure - because he collected them as a child.
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