verb (used with object), he·ro-wor·shiped, he·ro-wor·ship·ing or (especially British) he·ro-wor·shipped, he·ro-wor·ship·ping.
Words nearby hero-worship
Origin of hero-worship
OTHER WORDS FROM hero-worshiphe·ro-wor·ship·er, noun
Definition for hero-worship (2 of 2)
Origin of hero worship
Examples from the Web for hero-worship
It is to hero-worship players while considering them disposable as human beings.Players' Physical Abuse, Sandusky Case Show Little Honor Left in Football|Peter Beinart|November 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Both, however, were great in their way, and were worshipped as gods in those heathen times of false belief and hero-worship.The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh: The Irish Sketch Book|William Makepeace Thackeray
He had even, it was said, acquired a Scotch burr in the enthusiasm of his hero-worship.Soul of a Bishop|H. G. Wells
It is the foundation of our hero-worship, and formulates the habits on which we live socially and politically.