action figure

action figure
: a small-scale figure usually of a superhero used especially as a toy

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noun, pl ⋯ -ures [count]
: a small usually plastic doll
Action figures are made to look like superheroes, soldiers, robots, etc.

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ˈaction figure 7 [action figure] noun
a ↑doll representing a soldier or a character from a film/movie, TV show, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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