bardolatry

noun

facetious idolatry or excessive admiration of William Shakespeare

Nearby words

  1. bardeen-cooper-schrieffer theory,
  2. bardet-biedl syndrome,
  3. bardic,
  4. bardie,
  5. bardo,
  6. bardolino,
  7. bardot,
  8. bardy,
  9. bare,
  10. bare bones

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Word Origin and History for bardolatry

bardolatry

n.

"worship of Shakespeare (the 'Bard of Avon')," 1901, from bard + -latry.

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