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noun
a toy figure with jointed, movable limbs, representing a character in a cartoon, movie, etc., or a real person or animal, often one known for exciting action or extraordinary powers.
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Origin of action figure

First recorded in 1920–25
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action figure

noun
a small figure of a character from a film, television programme, comic book etc, designed as a toy and often collected by enthusiasts
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