Action figure

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.
Contemporary Examples

Braving gale-force winds, heading off the Falklands, or saving lost hikers—the Duke of Cambridge has become an action figure.
Prince William’s Dramatic Rescue Mission Boosts Royals’ Image Tom Sykes November 27, 2011

The project that has Roth upset is Max Steel, based on a Mattel action figure.
Is He Sabotaging His Career? Kim Masters March 8, 2010

Regularly $15.99, the Woods action figure had been slashed to $9.98.
Tiger on Sale Duff McDonald December 7, 2009

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

a toy doll representing a person or fictional character known for heroic or superheroic feats


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