Definition of hero worship in English:

hero worship

Syllabification: he·ro wor·ship


  • 1Excessive admiration for someone.
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    • In fact, it was outright hero worship - Sinatra aped the way D'Amato dressed, smoked, tipped, even the way he spoke.
    • I think he was flattered by my teenage hero worship.
    • I'm not the kind of guy who engages in cheap hero worship.
  • 1.1(In ancient Greece) the worship of superhuman heroes.


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  • They are hero-worshippers that follow the impressive older animals about, in the process learning the locations of the seasonal grazing areas they use.
  • And courtesy Bhandarkar, a nation of hero-worshippers got a peek into the life of their icons, but what they saw were only feet of clay.
  • Yes, all heroic exaltation is dangerous, but the danger is not to the hero-worshipers, but to the hero.

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