idolatrous[ī däl′ə trəs]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- of, or having the nature of, idolatry
- worshiping an idol or idols
- having or showing excessive admiration or devotion
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Of or having to do with idolatry.
- Given to blind or excessive devotion to something: “The religiosity of the [group] is self-righteous and idolatrous. It perceives no virtue in its opponents and magnifies its own” (Christopher Lasch).
- Constituting idolatry.
- i·dolˈa·trous·ly adverb
- i·dolˈa·trous·ness noun