An icon associated with a particular website, typically displayed in the address bar of a browser accessing the site or next to the site name in a user’s list of bookmarks.
More example sentences
- That icon will do for all pages on that site and is officially a Favorites Icon or favicon, to use Microsoft's term.
- I know that I've done something right, because when I add this site to my Favourites and then access it again, I see the favicon in my Address bar.
- It came back after being down for a few hours, and I instantly noticed something new: the favicon was Yahoo's Y!
early 21st century: blend of favourites and icon.
Definition of favicon in:
- The US English dictionary