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

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy