peace symbol


Definition of peace symbol

: the symbol ☮ used to signify peace

Examples of peace symbol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Tenicka Boyd Is a Jet-setting Black Woman Using Global Fashion as a Form of Activism," 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,, "Chloe x Halle Recreate Spice Girls Looks for GLAAD Awards Performance with Drag Race Alums," 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, "The Troubling Rise of the Ghost Bike," 9 July 2018 His profile shot shows him in a black baseball cap with a peace symbol. Gabrielle Banks, Houston Chronicle, "Teen suspect in Santa Fe shooting promoted ‘born to kill’ shirt, German nationalist symbols on Facebook," 18 May 2018

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First Known Use of peace symbol

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Peace symbol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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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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