[lahyv-ak-shuh n]


of or relating to movies, videos, and the like, that feature real performers, as distinguished from animation:A new live-action version of the classic animated film will be released later this year.
Informal. live2(def 11).

Origin of live-action

First recorded in 1955–60
Related formslive action, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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