Definition of figurine in English:


Line breaks: fig¦ur|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪgəriːn
, -gjʊ-/


  • A statuette, especially one of a human form.
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    • Her dresser has dragon statues and figurines scattered on the top of it.
    • Practically every store now stocks figurines and statues of the cheerful young god.
    • The elk is also the theme of Finland's oldest known works of art, Stone Age rock paintings and stone figurines.


mid 19th century: from French, from Italian figurina, diminutive of figura, from Latin figura (see figure).

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