- iconic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or of the nature of an icon.DERIVATIVES iconically adverb.
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iconic — ICÓNIC, Ă, iconici, ce, adj. Referitor la imagine, care aparţine imaginii. ♦ Care are caracter de reproducere figurativă. ♦ (Despre semne) Asemănător cu realitatea pe care o indică. – Din fr. iconique, engl. iconic. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007.… … Dicționar Român
iconic — (adj.) 1650s, from L.L. iconicus, from Gk. eikonikos pertaining to an image, from eikon (see ICON (Cf. icon)) … Etymology dictionary
iconic — [ī kän′ik] adj. [LL iconicus < Gr eikonikos < eikōn, an image: see ICON] 1. of, or having the nature of, an icon 2. done in a fixed or conventional style: said of certain statues and busts … English World dictionary
iconic — icon, iconic 1. The original meaning of icon, ‘a devotional painting on wood of Christ or a saint in Byzantine Christian art’, has been all but obscured except in specialist use or as a vague memory by modern uses first in the language of media… … Modern English usage
iconic — [[t]aɪkɒ̱nɪk[/t]] ADJ An iconic image or thing is important or impressive because it seems to be a symbol of something. [FORMAL] Murphy s powerfully spoken Oedipus is an autocrat of iconic grandeur... The ads helped Nike to achieve iconic status … English dictionary
iconic — adj. Iconic is used with these nouns: ↑figure, ↑image … Collocations dictionary
iconic — i|con|ic [ aı kanık ] adjective very famous and well known, and believed to represent a particular idea: His photographs have become iconic images of war … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
iconic — UK [aɪˈkɒnɪk] / US [aɪˈkanɪk] adjective very famous and well known, and believed to represent a particular idea His photographs have become iconic images of war … English dictionary
iconic — adjective see icon … New Collegiate Dictionary
iconic — iconically, adv. iconicity /uy keuh nis i tee/, n. /uy kon ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an icon. 2. Art. (of statues, portraits, etc.) executed according to a convention or tradition. Also, iconical. [1650 60; < L iconicus … Universalium