peace symbol


Definition of peace symbol

: the symbol ☮ used to signify peace

Examples of peace symbol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the pic, Davidson throws a middle finger to the camera while Kardashian West puts up a peace symbol and makes a kiss face. Kaitlyn Frey,, 18 Nov. 2021 Origami peace cranes are an international peace symbol in tribute to a young Japanese girl named Sadako. Mort Mazor,, 5 Mar. 2021 From the colorful wears and peace symbol necklaces of hippies to the all-black ensembles and afro picks of Black Panthers, clothing also tells the story of the time. Travel + Leisure, 23 Aug. 2020 The group went on to respond on the social media platform, replying with a peace symbol emoji and a pair of red hearts. Maria Pasquini,, 31 July 2020 That, and ride more dirt, stay way over on pavement, don’t engage negatively with haters (the peace symbol is better than the bird), and put a light on your bike. Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, 9 July 2018 His profile shot shows him in a black baseball cap with a peace symbol. Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle, 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of peace symbol

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of peace symbol was in 1968

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3 Dec 2021

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“Peace symbol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of peace symbol

: the symbol ☮ that is used to say that peace is wanted instead of war


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