Synonyms for idol

Synonyms for (noun) idol

Synonyms: idol, god, graven image

Definition: a material effigy that is worshipped

Usage: thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image; money was his god

Similar words: effigy, simulacrum, image

Definition: a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)

Usage: the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln; the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone


Synonyms: idol, beau ideal, paragon, perfection

Definition: an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

Similar words: ideal

Definition: the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain


Synonyms: idol, matinee idol

Definition: someone who is adored blindly and excessively

Similar words: principal, star, lead

Definition: an actor who plays a principal role