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variants: also ikon

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1 a person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion

  • Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, 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 player's remote control 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 Marlene Dietrich as an icon of old-time Hollywood glamour
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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 by adherents of that religion
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