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  • I adopted this word on It refers to a figurative expression. While it's only folk etymology, I believe the word is related to things like icon, iconography, and so forth. In this sense, it refers to using a symbol or "icon" to express something.

    August 6, 2015

  • Figurative expression. Adopt this word on!

    January 28, 2009