|1.||[ noun ] (religion) a material effigy that is worshipped as a god|
"thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image" "money was his god"
|Related terms:||effigy joss golden_calf juggernaut idolize|
|2.||[ noun ] (performing arts) someone who is adored blindly and excessively|
|Related terms:||star heartthrob idolize|
|3.||[ noun ] an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept|
|Synonyms:||paragon beau_ideal perfection|
|Related terms:||ideal gold_standard idolize|