Definition of Idolist

1. n. A worshiper of idols.



Definition of Idolist

1. Noun. (obsolete) A worshipper of idols. ¹

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Definition of Idolist

1. someone who worships idols [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idolist

idolatrizing
idolatrous
idolatrously
idolatrousness
idolatry
idolisation
idolise
idolised
idoliser
idolisers
idolises
idolish
idolising
idolism
idolisms
idolist (current term)
idolists
idolization
idolizations
idolize
idolized
idolizer
idolizers
idolizes
idolizing
idolizingly
idoloclast
idoloclasts
idolographical
idolomancy

Literary usage of Idolist

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"idolist, (i'-do-list) n. 5. A worshipper of To IDOLIZE, (i'-do-lize) vo To worship idolatrously ; to love or reverence to adoration. ..."

2. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"I have more to forgive, darling, than you; the hardest of all things to forgive in one whom we idolist—a want of confidence in us. ..."

3. Lexicon to the English Poetical Works of John Milton by Laura Emma Lockwood (1907)
"idolist, sb. worshipper of idols : SA 453. Idol-worship, xb. worship of idols : PL xii. 115; 8. A. 136.5. *If,conj. (1) on condition that, in case that, ..."

4. Lectures on Art, and Poems by Washington Allston (1850)
"... the world's loud wonder won, With Persian piety, to Reason's sun Profound he bows, and, idolist of fame, Forgets the God who lighted first the flame. ..."

5. Lectures on Art, and Poems by Washington Allston (1850)
"... at length the world's loud wonder won, Persian piety, to Reason's sun he bows, and, idolist of fame, '°rgets the God who lighted first the flame. b hh? ..."

6. The philology of the English tongue by John Earle (1880)
"verbs in -ize, from which indeed the noun-form -ism is an outgrowth. 366. And so is -1st; as atheist, casuist, chemist, dogmatist, egotist, idolist M, ..."

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