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
The icon: Professor Longhair The legacy: Henry Roeland Byrd still watches over musicians from above the stage at Tipitina's, which was named in honor of one of his songs.
And Kylian Mbappe is eagerly awaiting the chance to face childhood hero Cristiano Ronaldo, and icon Zinedine Zidane...
Shady exhibits support for social icons Colin Kaepernick and Rodney King, as well as his dismay for President Trump and the women of the first family.
Through pure happenstance, Aldridge became an overnight propaganda icon for both abolitionist and anti-abolitionist forces.
Dissident movements had already challenged the papacy and the priesthood, transubstantiation, indulgences, relics, and icons.
Oftentimes, people get Halloween costume ideas from cultural moments or icons of the year.
What must be almost the last charge of this decimated brigade of mudslingers approaches again, carrying with them like a Kathy Griffin icon the utter imbecility of the Steele accusations.
Parker, who has become a New York icon of sorts over the years, will continue making her mark on the city in the coming months.
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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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