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
Her life’s work has endeared her to former baseball greats and their relatives, including Negro League baseball icon and the first black coach in Major League Baseball, Buck O’Neil.
Soon after, cultlike displays of photos, posters and other depictions of Lenin began to replace religious icons in public buildings and apartment houses.
That Pen icon opens up into tools for all kinds of things like screen capture, summoning the Google assistant, or creating a note.
The icon and her pals—Fozzy! Kermit! Pepé the King Prawn!—take the stage at the Hollywood Bowl for three nights of music, dance, and (of course) comedy (September 8, 9, and 10).
In death Che, with his flowing hair and beret, has become one of the world’s favourite revolutionary icons.
Marshall was a civil rights icon who was the grandson of slaves.
Overseas, three elite Chinese families – the Youngs, the Shangs, and the T’siens – are introduced to the reader ahead of the wedding of the year century between the rich (and handsome) Colin Khoo and fashion icon Araminta Lee.
Perhaps she was inspired growing up with World War II icon Rosie the Riveter.
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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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