- Present participle of pedestal.
Variant of pedestal
- the foot or bottom support of a column or pillar
- a similar base on a lamp, statue, etc.
- a columnlike stand for displaying a piece of sculpture or other decorative article
Origin of pedestalFrench piédestal ; from Italian piedestallo ; from piè (; from Classical Latin pes), foot + di, of + stal (; from Germanic an unverified form stal, stall), a rest, place
put on a pedestalor set on a pedestal
to regard with great or excessive admiration; idolize