Icon and Idol

Icon

Icon noun - A person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion.
Usage example: Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and other icons of pop culture
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Synonyms for Icon

Idol is a synonym for icon in image topic. In some cases you can use "Idol" instead a noun "Icon", when it comes to topics like representation, thing. popular alternative

Nearby Words: iconic, iconography, iconics

Idol

Idol noun - A person who is the object of extreme or uncritical devotion.
Usage example: a movie idol whose reprehensible offscreen behavior caused him to experience a spectacular fall from grace
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Synonyms for Idol

Icon is a synonym for idol in hero topic. You can use "Icon" instead a noun "Idol", if it concerns topics such as thing, image, representation, person greatly admired. popular alternative

Nearby Words: idolize, idolised

How words are described

beloved beloved icon beloved idol
fellow fellow icon fellow idol
old old icon old idol
special special icon special idol
Other adjectives: corresponding, original, top, popular, small, real, evil, main, famous, key, new, major, religious, legendary, giant, biggest.
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