status symbol

(noun) A visible and material example of an individual’s status such as their wealth or power.

Example: An expensive and limited edition car or a reserved parking spot.

Audio Pronunciation: (sta·tus sym·bol)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: status symbols
  • Status symbol used in a sentence: My status symbol will hopefully be a fast car.

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