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
Chess icon, former world champion Garry Kasparov came out of retirement to play in this particular event.
My Greek Orthodox grandparents’ house had Byzantine icons of Jesus on virtually every wall.
Dylan Sprouse, Disney Channel icon and brother of Cole, took to Twitter on Wednesday to share his first (and likely only) statement on the status of his relationship.
Getty While the defamation lawsuit brought against Taylor Swift by David Mueller has been dismissed, the pop icon is still in court thanks to her countersuit.
The San Diego native’s killing spree in the spring and summer of 1997 culminated in the point-blank shooting of Gianni Versace on the steps of the fashion icon’s Miami Beach mansion.
The Soviet Union spent millions planting its icons in the West.
After quickly becoming prominent as a House member in his first election in 1982, Mr. McCain won the Senate seat given up by the Arizona icon Barry Goldwater in 1986.
Gucci, Rae and Uzi have all become pop culture icons with millions of views on YouTube.
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Origin and Etymology of icon
First Known Use: 1572See Words from the same year
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Definition of icon for Students
- The Statue of Liberty has become an icon of freedom.
- a pop icon
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