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Similar to "classic," iconic is generally restricted to more recent, highly original, influential, or unique, works of art, artists, or performers. As such they are now well-established and widely celebrated in popular culture.
"Oedipus Rex" is a classic, but the original "Planet of the Apes" is truly iconic.
by Oliver VIII December 19, 2014
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have an ICONic day
by ICONicGirl January 14, 2012
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An overly used word just because it is. "Iconic"
Me: "Hey Elise, why do you say iconic so much?"
Elise: "Well because it is so iconic!"
by Dat Grass October 15, 2013
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