idolatrous

[ ahy-dol-uh-truh s ]
/ aɪˈdɒl ə trəs /

adjective

worshiping idols.
blindly adoring.
of or relating to idolatry.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. ido,
  2. idocrase,
  3. idol,
  4. idolater,
  5. idolatrize,
  6. idolatry,
  7. idolism,
  8. idolize,
  9. idolum,
  10. idomeneus

Origin of idolatrous

First recorded in 1540–50; idolatr(y) + -ous

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Word Origin and History for idolatrous

idolatrous

adj.

1540s, from idolater + -ous.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper