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idolater

[ahy-dol-uh-ter] /aɪˈdɒl ə tər/
noun
1.
Also, idolist
[ahyd-l-ist] /ˈaɪd l ɪst/ (Show IPA)
. a worshiper of idols.
2.
a person who is an immoderate admirer; devotee.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English idolatrer, equivalent to idolatr(ie) idolatry + -er -er2; -rer > -er by dissimilation
Related forms
self-idolater, noun
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Examples for idolater
  • She was first baptized, for she had been brought up an idolater.

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