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Synonyms for idol
ˈaɪd l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idol, graven image, god(noun)

    a material effigy that is worshipped

    "thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god"

    graven image, deity, perfection, matinee idol, divinity, paragon, god, beau ideal, immortal

  2. idol, matinee idol(noun)

    someone who is adored blindly and excessively

    perfection, paragon, matinee idol, beau ideal, god, graven image

  3. paragon, idol, perfection, beau ideal(noun)

    an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

    nonsuch, flawlessness, saint, nonesuch, perfection, apotheosis, paragon, graven image, matinee idol, god, nonpareil, beau ideal, ideal, ne plus ultra

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. idol(n.)

    pagan deity, false god

  2. idol(n.)


  3. idol(n.)

    favorite, pet, darling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "idol":

    heroine, shrine

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  1. John Kasich:

    Right now, I think we 're in the kind of 'American Idol,' maybe, quarterfinals and ultimately it gets down to fewer.

  2. Denis Shapovalov:

    It's definitely a matchup I have been looking forward to my whole life, it's going to be a dream come true to play Roger Federer in such a big event. The stakes are so high, semi-final of a Masters 1000 against your idol, it's just a dream come true.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Truth never penetrates the cultists and tribal mind as the group worship of the charismatic idol, provides meaning to an empty life.

  4. Alan Howard:

    Within a month (of 'Superman' going on air), I realized that from being a young actor who was doing live television and reading things, I had become what People magazine called a 'TV teen idol' -- I'd become Jimmy Olsen.

  5. Chuzy:

    An IDOL is someone who is never IDLE. An idle mind is the devil's workshop,but an idol's mind is a creative office

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