[ UK /ˈa‍ɪdə‍lˌa‍ɪz/ ]
  1. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    Many teenagers idolized the Beatles
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How To Use idolise In A Sentence

  • She has one annoying but lovable big brother that looks out for her, and a little sister that adores and idolizes her.
  • Long gone are the days when Chairman Mao was idolised by radicals (and even respected by some mainstream academics) on American university campuses.
  • He knows nothing of it yet. I idolized this poor unhappy child.
  • I remember like about three years ago, I remember Walter and his wife Carol were having dinner at Mr. Chow's, and I remember going My God, I've kind of idolized Walter, I've been a fan for very many years, and so I just watched them. CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Walter Matthau and Diane Keaton Discuss the Making of `Hanging Up' - February 10, 2000
  • But I find it hard to make a judgment one way or the other, because the Pastoral Epistles are widely accepted as being pseudepigraphical, and yet I find it hard to imagine someone who idolizes Paul enough to write in his name penning 1 Timothy 1:15. Review of Doubting Jesus' Resurrection
  • It's very tempting now she's not here to idolise her to my heart's content, but I do think she was extraordinary. Lorna Sage, my mum
  • Denied parents for so much of the year, Angel had idolized Pedro.
  • Idolize their favorite rappers and know all they songs.
  • It is no compliment to be the stupidly idolised master of a dog whose instinct it is to idolise, but it is a very distinct tribute to be chosen as the friend and confidant of a philosophic cat who is wholly his own master and could easily choose another companion if he found such a one more agreeable and interesting. Archive 2010-01-01
  • He looked into the crowd, first to the left then the right, all the while letting his people idolize him with cheers and yells.
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