- a person who worships an idol or idols
- a devoted admirer; adorer
Origin of idolaterMiddle English idolatre from Old French from Ecclesiastical Late Latin idololatres from Ecclesiastical Late Greek eid?lolatr?s from Classical Greek eid?lon (see idol) + latris, hired servant from latron, wages: see larceny
- One who worships idols.
- One who blindly or excessively admires or adores another.
Origin of idolaterMiddle English idolatre from Old French from Latin īdōlolatrēs from Greek eidōlolatrēs eidōlon idol ; see idol . -latrēs worshiper