Associations to the word «Idol»

Wiktionary

IDOL, noun. A graven image or representation of anything that is revered, or believed to convey spiritual power.
IDOL, noun. A cultural icon, or especially popular person.

Dictionary definition

IDOL, noun. A material effigy that is worshipped; "thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image"; "money was his god".
IDOL, noun. Someone who is adored blindly and excessively.
IDOL, noun. An ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza