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Meaning of IDOLATER

Pronunciation:  I'dâlutur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person who worships idols

IDOLATER is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: idol worshiper, idoliser, idolizer
 See Also: gentile, heathen, idolatress, infidel, pagan



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I*dol"a*ter\, n. [F. idol[^a]tre: cf. L. idololatres,
Gr. ?. See {Idolatry}.]
1. A worshiper of idols; one who pays divine honors to
   images, statues, or representations of anything made by
   hands; one who worships as a deity that which is not God;
   a pagan.

2. An adorer; a great admirer.

         Jonson was an idolater of the ancients. --Bp. Hurd.

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