Synonyms of 'idol'
They cheered as they caught sight of their idol.
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Your beloved is the person that you love.
He takes his beloved in his arms.
The darling of a group of people is someone who is especially liked by that group.
He was the darling of the family.
Thesaurus for idol from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you refer to someone such as a film, pop, or sports star as an idol , you mean that they are greatly admired or loved by their fans .