idolized idolized  /ˈaɪ də ˌlaɪzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The British soccer star, now playing his club game for Real Madrid, is idolized by men for his athletic prowess and by women for his devilish good looks.
  2. Like Lenny Bruce whom he idolized and who helped him get his first agent Carlin saw the stand-up comic as a social commentator, rebel and truth teller.
  3. Certainly Peggy Fleming was, but Janet Lynn was the young woman I just idolized.

News

  1. O'Neal always admired Hodson

    As an NBA champion and one of the greatest to ever play the game, Shaquille O'Neal is idolized by millions around the around.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: The Daily Comet

  2. Beyonce Admits That She Does Not Like Her Own Voice

    Beyonce may be idolized by many, and folks flock to her concerts just to listen to her amazing voice. But, would you believe that the American Idol guest star is not a fan of her own voice? That’s right, Beyonce actually admitted recently that she does not like the sound of her own voice! How [...]
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Reality TV Magazine

  3. Chipper in awe of honors bestowed by Braves

    Chipper Jones has had time to gain a better understanding of all that he accomplished during a storied playing career that concluded last year. His achievements have placed him in a category reserved for the greatest of greats and earned him the unique honor of drawing praise from the legends he idolized during his youth.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Major League Baseball

Quotes

  1. "The other possibility, and this is the only other thing I can think of, is when I was younger, a young man, the films that I idolized were all the foreign films. I used to see them over and over and over," Allen said. "So when I started...
    on May 21, 2008 By: Woody Allen Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I'm extremely disappointed," Mackowiak said before the White Sox played the Yankees in New York. "It hurts to go from the team you grew up watching and idolized as a kid."
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Rob Mackowiak Source: USA Today

  3. "I got on the mound and I looked out at center field and I couldn't get over that this man I idolized was the center fielder," said Ford, adding that Boston got seven runs off him in the first few innings.
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Whitey Ford Source: SI.com

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