Definition of Iconic

1. Adjective. Relating to or having the characteristics on an icon.

Partainyms: Icon
Derivative terms: Icon, Icon, Icon



Definition of Iconic

1. Adjective. Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an icon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Iconic

1. icon [adj] - See also: icon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Iconic

ick factors
icker
ickers
ickier
ickiest
ickily
ickiness
ickinesses
ickle
ickles
icklest
icky
icon
iconclastic
icones
iconic (current term)
iconic plate
iconic signs
iconical
iconically
iconicities
iconicity
iconification
iconified
iconifies
iconify
iconifying
iconisation
iconisations
iconise

Literary usage of Iconic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"iconic Sculpture. The condition in which the remains of Phoenician sculpture have come down to us makes it often difficult to distinguish between gods and ..."

2. Dædalus: Or, The Causes and Principles of the Excellence of Greek Sculpture by Edward Falkener (1860)
"We must not be surprised then if in their iconic- polychromy they meet - with detractors : for if men have not a correct taste in their own minds, ..."

3. Olympic Victor Monuments and Greek Athletic Art by Walter Woodburn Hyde (1921)
"iconic AND ANiconic STATUES. In a well-known passage Pliny says that "the ... These are called iconic. "l Many solutions of this passage have been offered. ..."

4. History of Ancient Art by Franz von Reber, Joseph Thacher Clarke (1902)
"The native Italian tendency, on the contrary, had sway in the so-called "iconic" statues; in those, namely, in which the personal and human character was ..."

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