status symbol

noun

Definition of status symbol

  1. :  something (such as an expensive car) that a person owns and that shows wealth or a high social status

Word by Word Definitions

statusplay
  1. :  position or rank in relation to others

    :  relative rank in a hierarchy of prestige

    :  high prestige

symbolplay
  1. :  an authoritative summary of faith or doctrine :  creed

    :  something that stands for or suggests something else by reason of relationship, association, convention, or accidental resemblance

    :  a visible sign of something invisible

  1. :  symbolize


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