Definition of idolize in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪd(ə)lʌɪz
(also idolise)


[with object]



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • The difference between seeing The Smiths live and Morrissey live can be characterized as the difference between adoration and idolization.
  • Nevertheless, the plot makes some cogent comments on the idolization of designers, and the ending is ruthlessly appropriate.
  • The idolization of the market as a perfect, self-regulating mechanism that always leads to the best possible outcomes is as far from reality as the hopes of socialist central planners.


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  • And idolisers are mostly irrational; I don't want blind worshipping.
  • As well as pro-monarchists and pro-communists, there are a host of other sons and idolisers of long-dead politicians from the post-war era.
  • But idolizers and idols are used wherever gods are in flight and so announce their nearness.

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