hero worship

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hero worship

noun

: foolish or excessive admiration of someone

Full Definition of HERO WORSHIP

1
:  veneration of a hero
2
:  foolish or excessive adulation for an individual

Examples of HERO WORSHIP

  1. He objects to the unthinking hero worship of great athletes by their fans.
  2. <once the object of uncritical hero worship, the aging quarterback now faces the derision of his team's fickle fans>

First Known Use of HERO WORSHIP

1774

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