iconic

[ ahy-kon-ik ]
/ aɪˈkɒn ɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of an icon.
Art. (of statues, portraits, etc.) executed according to a convention or tradition.

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Also i·con·i·cal .

Origin of iconic

1650–60; <Latin īconicus<Greek eikonikós, equivalent to eikon- (stem of eikṓn) icon + -ikos-ic

OTHER WORDS FROM iconic

i·con·i·cal·ly, adverbi·co·nic·i·ty [ahy-kuh-nis-i-tee], /ˌaɪ kəˈnɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for iconic

iconic

iconical

/ (aɪˈkɒnɪk) /

adjective

relating to, resembling, or having the character of an icon
(of memorial sculptures, esp those depicting athletes of ancient Greece) having a fixed conventional style
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