Definitions for iconoclastaɪˈkɒn əˌklæst

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. iconoclast, image breaker(noun)

    a destroyer of images used in religious worship

  2. iconoclast(noun)

    someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions

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  1. iconoclast(Noun)

    One who destroys religious images or icons, especially an opponent of the Orthodox Church in the 8th and 9th centuries, or a Puritan during the European Reformation.

  2. iconoclast(Noun)

    One who opposes orthodoxy and religion; one who adheres to the doctrine of iconoclasm.

  3. iconoclast(Noun)

    One who attacks cherished beliefs.

  4. Origin: From εἰκονοκλάστης.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Iconoclast(noun)

    a breaker or destroyer of images or idols; a determined enemy of idol worship

  2. Iconoclast(noun)

    one who exposes or destroys impositions or shams; one who attacks cherished beliefs; a radical

  3. Origin: [Gr. e'ikw`n image + to break: cf. F. iconoclaste.]

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