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icon

variants: also ikon

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1 a person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion
  • Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles, Michael Jackson, and other icons of pop culture
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2 a written or printed mark that is meant to convey information to the reader
  • The phone is very user-friendly as it doesn't use any icons that you haven't seen a million times before.
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3 a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality)
  • cites James Bond as an icon of British cool
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4 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about
  • a sports bar filled with photos of icons from football, basketball, and baseball
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5 a two-dimensional design intended to look like a person or thing
  • Any icon of the Deity is regarded as blasphemous.
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