verb (used with object), i·dol·ized, i·dol·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), i·dol·ized, i·dol·iz·ing.
Origin of idolize
Examples from the Web for idolize
Who would you rather see naked—a total stranger, or someone you think you know and idolize?The Movie Nudity Maestro: Jim McBride on 15 Years of Mr. Skin and That Scarlett Johansson Scene|Marlow Stern|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most of the super fans I spoke to spend a lot of time on cam sites or pay for one-on-one Web chats with the girls they idolize.Porn Superfans: Aurora Snow on the Relationship Between Cam Girls and Their Fans|Aurora Snow|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As long as we have baby-boomer nostalgia and Internet gossip, the tendencies to idolize or vandalize will be indulged.
Hanging out with sex workers isn't risky enough, from an emotional perspective—and professionals are unlikely to idolize him.
She came to idolize him in a manner at once inspiring and touching in so beautiful a creature.The Blazed Trail|Stewart Edward White
It behooves those who idolize him to examine the image before which they stand.
We must not idolize the faculty of thought nor forget its divine nature.The Positive Outcome of Philosophy|Joseph Dietzgen
They are to learn that pleasure, which they idolize, must now and then be quitted in order to be regained.Munster Village|Mary Hamilton
This part of the festival is thoroughly enjoyed by the Eskimo, who idolize their children.The Dance Festivals of the Alaskan Eskimo|Ernest William Hawkes