Idolater

  • 1 Idolater — I*dol a*ter, n. [F. idol[^a]tre: cf. L. idololatres, Gr. ?. See {Idolatry}.] 1. A worshiper of idols; one who pays divine honors to images, statues, or representations of anything made by hands; one who worships as a deity that which is not God;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 idolater — (n.) late 14c., ydolatrer idol worshipper, from O.Fr. idolatre, contracted from L.L. idololatres, from Eccles. Gk. eidololatres idol worshipper (see IDOLATRY (Cf. idolatry)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 idolater — [ī däl′ə tər] n. [ME idolatre < OFr < LL(Ec) idololatres < LGr(Ec) eidōlolatrēs < Gr eidōlon (see IDOL) + latris, hired servant < latron, wages: see LARCENY] 1. a person who worships an idol or idols 2. a devoted admirer; adorer …

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  • 4 idolater — noun /ˌaɪˈdɑlətər/ One who worships idols; a pagan. I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators: Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye… …

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  • 5 idolater — idolatry ► NOUN 1) worship of idols. 2) adulation. DERIVATIVES idolater noun idolatrous adjective. ORIGIN from Greek eid lon idol + latreia worship …

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  • 6 idolater — or idolator noun Date: 14th century 1. a worshiper of idols 2. a person that admires intensely and often blindly one that is not usually a subject of worship …

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  • 7 idolater — /uy dol euh teuhr/, n. 1. Also, idolist /uyd l ist/. a worshiper of idols. 2. a person who is an immoderate admirer; devotee. [1350 1400; ME idolatrer, equiv. to idolatr(ie) IDOLATRY + er ER2; rer > er by dissimilation] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 idolater — Synonyms and related words: Druid, Parsi, Sabaist, Zoroastrian, admirer, adorer, allotheist, amateur, animal worshiper, animist, anthropolater, arborolater, archaeolater, beadsman, booster, buff, celebrant, chapelgoer, chthonian, churchgoer,… …

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  • 9 idolater — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fetishist, heathen, votary; see enthusiast 1 , pagan …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 idolater — i·dol·a·ter || aɪ dÉ‘lÉ™tÉ™(r) / dÉ’l n. idol worshiper; admirer, one who adores or idolizes someone or something …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 idolater — tailored …

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  • 12 idolater — n. 1. Worshipper of idols. 2. Adorer, great admirer …

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  • 13 idolater — noun (C) formal someone who worships a picture or statue of a god …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 idolater — n 1. fetishist, idolist, idolatress, icono dule, iconolater. 2. devotee, votary, follower, Inf. fan, Inf. buff; worshiper, idolizer, fanatic, groupie, Sl. nut, Sl. freak, Sl. bug …

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  • 15 idolater — idol·a·ter …

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  • 16 idolater — i•dol•a•ter [[t]aɪˈdɒl ə tər[/t]] n. 1) a worshiper of idols 2) a person who is an immoderate admirer; devotee • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME idolatrer …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 idolater — /aɪˈdɒlətə/ (say uy doluhtuh) noun 1. a worshipper of idols. 2. an adorer or devotee. Also, idolist /ˈaɪdələst/ (say uyduhluhst). {Middle English idolatrer, from Old French idolatre, from Late Latin īdōlolatrēs, from Greek eidōlolatrēs idol… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 idolater — n. (fem. idolatress) 1 a worshipper of idols. 2 (often foll. by of) a devoted admirer. Derivatives: idolatrous adj. Etymology: ME idolatrer f. OF or f. idolatry or f. OF idolacirctre, ult. f. Gk eidololatres (as IDOL, LATER) …

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  • 19 self-idolater — n. * * * …

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  • 20 self-idolater — n …

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