idol (Meaning)

Wordnet

idol (n)

a material effigy that is worshipped

someone who is adored blindly and excessively

an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

Webster

idol (n.)

An image or representation of anything.

An image of a divinity; a representation or symbol of a deity or any other being or thing, made or used as an object of worship; a similitude of a false god.

That on which the affections are strongly (often excessively) set; an object of passionate devotion; a person or thing greatly loved or adored.

A false notion or conception; a fallacy.

Synonyms & Antonyms of idol

idol Sentence Examples

  1. My idol, Beyoncé, inspires me with her unmatched talent and unwavering determination.
  2. Emily Dickinson became a literary idol for her groundbreaking poetry and enigmatic persona.
  3. Fans flocked to see their idol, Harry Styles, during his electrifying performance.
  4. The ancient Greeks had many idols, including Zeus, Apollo, and Athena.
  5. Teen magazine posters often feature young idols such as actors, singers, and athletes.
  6. The statue of the idol Buddha is a symbol of peace and spirituality.
  7. Some fans treat their idols like gods, worshiping them with adoration.
  8. The idol's image appeared in countless magazines, commercials, and social media feeds.
  9. The band's idol helped them find their musical voice and achieve their dreams.
  10. The idol's legacy lives on through their art, books, or recorded performances.

FAQs About the word idol

a material effigy that is worshipped, someone who is adored blindly and excessively, an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a conceptAn image or representat

hero, icon, ikon,god, paragon, beau ideal, exemplar, nonpareil, classic,model

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My idol, Beyoncé, inspires me with her unmatched talent and unwavering determination.

Emily Dickinson became a literary idol for her groundbreaking poetry and enigmatic persona.

Fans flocked to see their idol, Harry Styles, during his electrifying performance.

The ancient Greeks had many idols, including Zeus, Apollo, and Athena.