Definition of action figure in English:

action figure

Syllabification: ac·tion fig·ure


  • 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.
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    • 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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