idols of the forum

variants: or

idols of the market

Definition of idols of the forum

  1. :  idola due to human factors (as language) — compare idolum 2

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of idols of the forum

translation of New Latin idola fori

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up idols of the forum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!