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actioner Line breaks: ac|tion¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈakʃənə/

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Definition of actioner in English:


A film predominantly consisting of exciting action and adventure: the James Bond actioner ‘Goldeneye’
More example sentences
  • The result is a complete break from the yakuza films and actioners for which Kitano is known.
  • You're a very versatile filmmaker: you've done romantic comedies, populist farces, police actioners, gangster operas, special effects dramas, art films, serious dramas.
  • And none of these pieces of acting struggles against the film's plot demands or the narrow sensibilities of the actioner.
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