Definition of hero worship
1 : veneration of a hero
2 : foolish or excessive adulation for an individual
Examples of hero worship in a sentence
He objects to the unthinking hero worship of great athletes by their fans.
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
HERO WORSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hero worship for English Language Learners
: foolish or excessive admiration of someone
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