a diagrammatic drawing representing a human or animal, usually made with one line each for the torso and appendages, and often a circle for the head.
- Also called stick drawing.
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How to use stick figure in a sentence
Those who saw the renders with genderless stick figures preferred the women’s match, 59 percent to 41 percent.Soccer Looks Different When You Can’t See Who’s Playing | John Muller | November 2, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
A little stick figure with a wedge-shaped head shuffles across the screen.
Close by, the artist’s “Pyramidian” evokes a gigantic stick figure, its arms thrown wide open as if to embrace the world.The Hudson Valley’s outdoor art parks make for an alluring pandemic destination | Nevin Martell | April 23, 2021 | Washington Post
Each was slightly different, and each bore some resemblance to a stick-figure, a geometrical figure or just a childish scrawl.Out Like a Light | Gordon Randall Garrett