Idolater definition

ī-dŏlə-tər
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One who worships idols.
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A person who worships an idol or idols.
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A devoted admirer; adorer.
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One who worships idols; (historical) a pagan.
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One who blindly or excessively admires or adores another.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
idolater
Plural:
idolaters

Origin of idolater

  • Middle English idolatre from Old French from Latin īdōlolatrēs from Greek eidōlolatrēs eidōlon idol idol -latrēs worshiper

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French idolatre, from Latin idololatra.

    From Wiktionary