Definition of 'idol'
Example sentences containing 'idol'
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And now that the great beauty had publicly announced her indifference to Joyce's idol she had some sliver of hope. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)His precious face, his golden face, the beauty that had made him the idol of millions, had been irreparably damaged. COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
Trends of 'idol'
Used Occasionally. idol is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'idol'
British English: idol NOUN
An idol is a famous person who is greatly admired or loved.
A great cheer went up from the crowd as they caught sight of their idol.
Definition of idol from the Collins English Dictionary
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