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Synonyms for idol
ˈaɪd lidol

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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. idol, graven image, godnoun

    a material effigy that is worshipped

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

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

  2. idol, matinee idolnoun

    someone who is adored blindly and excessively

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

  3. paragon, idol, perfection, beau idealnoun

    an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. idolnoun

    Synonyms:
    pagan deity, false god

  2. idolnoun

    Synonyms:
    falsity

  3. idolnoun

    Synonyms:
    favorite, pet, darling

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "idol":

    heroine, shrine

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How to use idol in a sentence?

  1. Kelly Clarkson:

    I was the biggest girl in the show, and I wasn't big, but people would call me big. Because I was the biggest one on 'Idol,' I've kind of always gotten that.

  2. Katy Perry:

    …You know, we all have got our own gig. I'm on tour. I'm, you know we don't need to be overexposed, there's only one American Idol.

  3. Connick Jr.:

    I think everybody thinks that( ‘ American Idol ’ will come back,) i think they said that. That’s why they called it the ‘ Farewell Season ’ not the final season. I would think at some point … it was still getting 12 million viewers so I would bring it back, wouldn't you ?

  4. John Calvin:

    It is said that this idol provoked to jealousy, because the Jews by erecting this idol trod under foot their God, or at least endeavored to prostrate his glory.”

  5. Anirban Lahiri:

    Meeting him in person, he had a strong, positive aura about him, it was nice to interact with him and pick his brain and get some perspective how he goes about his golf. He's been an idol growing up, a larger than life figure.


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