These three people were icons of the American celebrity culture.
Other people did it, in their day, using their own icons and idioms.
But really it told a rich history, recast and simplified into a series of icons and absurdities.
He photographed his friends, like Jane Fonda and Paul Newman, taking candid shots of the icons of the day.
The obvious inflection point in the show occurs with the jump from icons of the 40s and 50s, to those of the 60s and 70s.
icons or hieroglyphics can convey the instructions just as well, even better, than literacy can.
Then she shook her head and glanced up at the icons with a sigh.
Our Simpleton went quietly back home, stretched himself under the icons, and his snoring was heard far around.
He lay just under the icons; his large thick hands outside the quilt.
This resembles the Greek iconostasis, the screen on which the “icons” or sacred pictures are placed.
also ikon, 1570s, "image, figure, representation," from Late Latin icon, from Greek eikon "likeness, image, portrait," related to eikenai "be like, look like," of unknown origin. Eastern Church sense is attested from 1833. Computing sense first recorded 1982.