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as in:  pop culture icon


Oprah is a pop-culture icon.
  someone or something famous that represents something in a culture — typically greatly admired
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Icon has many reasonably common, but highly diverse senses. Accordingly, it is generally recommended that you just learn the sense (or senses) that currently interest you.
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  • Oprah is a pop-culture icon.
  • The Eiffel Tower is a French icon.
  • Elvis is a rock and roll icon.
  • Jackie Chan is an action-movie icon.

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  • Homer Simson is a cultural icon. Everyone knows who Homer Simpson is. You don’t want to dress like Home Simpson.
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General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   icon [5]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Fine Arts & Music, Personal Finance, Sports
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