Synonyms and Antonyms of icon
1 a person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and other icons of pop culture Synonyms of icon god, hero, idol (also ikon)Words Related to icon beau ideal, classic, exemplar, ideal, model, nonpareil, paragon
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 Synonyms of icon glyph, character (also ikon), sign, symbolWords Related to icon cipher, letter, numeral; hieroglyph, ideogram, pictogram, pictograph; rune
3 a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality) cites Marlene Dietrich as an icon of old-time Hollywood glamour Synonyms of icon abstract, avatar, embodier, epitome, externalization, genius, embodiment (also ikon), image, incarnation, incorporation, instantiation, manifestation, objectification, personification, personifierWords Related to icon actualization, concretization, exemplification, personalization, realization, substantiation; essence, quintessence, soul; archetype, exemplar, model, paradigm, pattern; reincarnation
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 Synonyms of icon big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, celebrity (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, standout, star, superstar, VIPWords Related to icon favorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrumNear Antonyms of icon lightweight, mediocrity; has-beenAntonyms of icon nobody, noncelebrity
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 Synonyms of icon picture (also ikon), illustration, image, likenessWords Related to icon delineation, depiction, representation, resemblance, view; portrait; daub, drawing, finger painting; etching, silhouette, sketch, watercolor; caricature, cartoon, doodle; collage, montage, photograph; hieroglyph, hieroglyphic, ideogram, ideograph; pictograph; diagram
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