Examples of icon in a Sentence
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He has become an icon in the movie business.
a singer who has become a pop icon
The Statue of Liberty has become an American cultural icon.
Recent Examples of icon from the Web
Scalia -- who would go on to become an outspoken conservative icon on the Supreme Court -- wasn't finished.
Mariah Carey is a larger-than-life celebrity who has been an icon for decades.
The trooper who arrested Bland was ultimately fired and Bland became an icon of the Black Lives Matter movement.
It's been serving food and drink on 8th Street, downtown since 1861, and is an icon of Cincinnati dining.
One of the last surviving members of King’s inner circle, the 78-year-old Lewis is an icon of the movement.
Frida Kahlo, to me, your name is synonymous with feminism, artistry authenticity, and being an icon.
Katharine Hepburn, a Wintonbury Historical Society Program: Wednesday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. With a stage and film career that spanned six decades, Hepburn is an American icon.
For centuries, wild horses were an icon of the Western landscape, according to Philipps’ book.
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Origin and Etymology of icon-
ICON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of icon for English Language Learners
computers : a small picture on a computer screen that represents a program or function
: a person who is very successful and admired
: a widely known symbol
ICON Defined for Kids
Definition of icon for Students
- The Statue of Liberty has become an icon of freedom.
- a pop icon
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