Definition of put or place someone on a pedestal in English:
Give someone uncritical respect or admiration; treat someone as an ideal rather than a real person: If you idolize a girl and put her on a pedestal, she will sense it instantly
More example sentences
- Despite already owning a share of the wins record, Brodeur is not ready to put himself on a pedestal.
- Thus, Carly's love for performing has not led her to place herself on a pedestal.
- The message is simple yet pervasive: Be careful about who you put on a pedestal.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan