Definition of iceberg
1 : a large floating mass of ice detached from a glacier
2 : an emotionally cold person
3 : iceberg lettuce
Examples of iceberg in a Sentence
a brilliant doctor, no doubt, but both patients and staff complain that he is an iceberg
Recent Examples of iceberg from the Web
And these examples are just the tip of the iceberg.
At first glance, The Eddy may appear to simply be a beer and wine garden – but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Drake's special is a BLT burger with a fresh, 8-ounce burger with hickory-smoked bacon, iceberg slaw, jalapeno-green tomato jam and Parmesan-garlic mayo.
OF, Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals Tied with Blackmon with 56 RBI, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
Set to open in October, this attraction will feature a simulation of smashing into an iceberg and sinking.
But if Xbox head (Xboss?) Phil Spencer has his way, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Either way, that bag full of cash is just the tip of the iceberg.
Lack of maturity and moral character are probably just the tip of the iceberg for some of those kids.
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Origin and Etymology of iceberg
probably partial translation of Danish or Norwegian isberg, from is ice + berg mountain
First Known Use: 1784See Words from the same year
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Definition of iceberg for English Language Learners
: a very large piece of ice floating in the ocean
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Definition of iceberg for Students
: a large mass of ice that has broken away from a glacier and is floating in the ocean
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