- of, relating to, or characteristic of an icon.
- Art. (of statues, portraits, etc.) executed according to a convention or tradition.
Origin of iconic
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- 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
Word Origin and History for iconicity
1650s, from Late Latin iconicus, from Greek eikonikos "pertaining to an image," from eikon (see icon).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper