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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