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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH iconicon , ikon
Example sentences from the Web for icon
There are still headwinds for these American icons of consumerism.
These artists are beyond commodification; their iconic images are, indeed, icons.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At once uproarious, raw, and painfully honest, “Discord” unveils the many virtues and vices of these towering icons.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)|Samuel Fragoso|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
School entries with icons indicate the school ranked in the top 100 of that category.The Best of the Beast, Aug 25-31: High Schools, Houdini and Hip-Hop Jihadists|The Daily Beast|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
[New York Times] Christian Dior Unites with Princess Grace Foundation: Two icons have joined forces.Are Buzz Cuts the Next Big Trend for Women? And Christian Dior Unites with Princess Grace Foundation|The Fashion Beast Team|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was still booting, and man, those icons creeping across the screen looked good.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
They found Klausoff's sister, Maria Ivanovna, an old maid of forty-five, at prayer before the big case of family icons.
I remember noticing a sausage kiosk in the markt-platz where a man in a white coat was busily selling hot icons.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
In several of the icons (drawings) there are marks of holes in both feet, and in others of holes in the hands only.The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors|Kersey Graves
He died at home as he had wished, only this year, under the icons with a lighted taper in his hands.Master and Man|Leo Tolstoy
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Cultural definitions for icon
An image used in worship in the Eastern Orthodox Church and among other Christians (see also Christian) of similar traditions. Icons depict Jesus, Mary, and the saints, usually in a severe, symbolic, nonrealistic way.