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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or having the characteristics of a sign or representation that stands for its object by virtue of a resemblance or analogy to it.

Usage examples (32)
  • I'm not taking away from what was achieved or the bravery displayed but the term iconic suggests somewhat modern images.
  • Although the term iconic is increasingly used to mean simply prominent or attention-getting buildings, architectural icons embody specific messages.
  • But what makes it iconic is incompatible with our new game!
  • Dietrich's infamous role as Lola-Lola in iconic German film The Blue Angel (1930) made her an international star. for more
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