Definition of 'icon'
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She goes on to cite her mum as one of her fashion icons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She is an influential pop cultural icon! Times, Sunday Times (2016)National icon and symbol of the 2012 Olympics. The Sun (2016)There would be no more images of an icon. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is precisely through the icon and image of the mother that femininity has been made respectable. Mothers who Leave (1994)The other issue is that the names of cultural icons have power in themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is no denying both women are fashion icons. The Sun (2011)The fashion icon is thrilled to live out her dream of making a stunning shop window display. The Sun (2010)She has overcome the hostility with a flawless performance as a princess and fashion icon. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And it was about that time that a movement against icons emerged. Christianity Today (2000)It is not easy to strip the gilt from an icon that one admires. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But it is her hairstyle that made her an enduring fashion icon. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Our cultural icons provide no role models and in many cases are fine examples of how not to behave. TUNNEL VISIONS: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (2001)But that hasn't stopped him becoming a fashion icon. The Sun (2008)It makes a refreshing change to see a true Hollywood icon behave like one. The Sun (2006)And one music icon in particular is delighted for Rick. The Sun (2016)Tintin is a cultural icon. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His signature silk screens - icons of pop art - depend on the technologies of commercial reproduction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She should have stayed where she was, interviewing cultural icons, keeping it fresh. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Dinosaurs are cultural icons, representing extinction, grandiose size and ferocious excess. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)She is, undeniably, also a fashion icon. The Sun (2015)One by one, the icons of a different Tory party have been thrown away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your Android icons and home screen will get an instant makeover, but the upgrade is little more than cosmetic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She adds modestly, by way of a caveat, that she does not see herself as a screen icon. Times, Sunday Times (2007) One is an icon. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The barometer consists of a central needle with a bike icon on one side of it and the London Underground logo on the other. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The white horse has been an enduring icon in human mythology and history, in books, on battlefields and at many a finishing post. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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