figure

[ fig-yer; especially British fig-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF figure

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIGURE

Coming on deck, he saw a figure which seemed familiar to him.

Robert glanced at Halbert's figure, slight compared with his own, and laughed.

A figure in white, with a stiff white cap, stood by the bed.

Gives her opinion of the force which figure or person may be allowed to have upon her sex.

You can peel the stuff out of your pockets with one hand, I figure.

But here's what puzzles me: according to the way I figure it, you must have seen the girl first.

He was in white, like the figure—necessarily so, because he had his night-dress on.

The grace of your figure makes everything you wear becoming.

His eyes were caught by a figure, the figure of Cassidy, advancing there in the corridor.

And with him, as before, was a second figure, which advanced slinkingly.

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