verb idol·a·trize \īˈdälə‧ˌtrīz sometimes ə̇ˈd-\

Definition of idolatrize


  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to worship idols :  pay idolatrous worship

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to make an idol of :  idolize


\-zə(r)\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of idolatrize

idolatry + -ize

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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