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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions; A destroyer of images used in religious worship.

Usage examples (36)
  • The way that we use the word iconoclast now more often has to do with the spirit of intellectual or artistic inquiry.
  • The 54-year-old iconoclast is everything his longtime readers would expect — articulate, witty, obstinate and enigmatic.
  • Every iconoclast is a rebel, a prophet who knows the illegitimacy of the god-king's reign and how that may one day bring it down.
  • Post "the sixties" everyone likes to be called an iconoclast. for more
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