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idolater

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noun idol·a·ter \ī-ˈdä-lə-tər\

Definition of idolater

  1. 1 :  a worshiper of idols

  2. 2 :  a person that admires intensely and often blindly one that is not usually a subject of worship



Examples of idolater in a sentence

  1. <by and large the American colonists were not particularly tolerant of those who were regarded as idolaters>



14th Century

First Known Use of idolater

14th century

Variants of idolater

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idolator



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