Definition of idolater
1 : a worshipper of idols
2 : a person that admires intensely and often blindly one that is not usually a subject of worship
Examples of idolater in a Sentence
by and large the American colonists were not particularly tolerant of those who were regarded as idolaters
Recent Examples of idolater from the Web
His Wagner book, which placed its subject in the larger intellectual context of his times, infuriated idolaters, for whom the master could do no wrong.
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