verb (used with object), i·dol·ized, i·dol·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), i·dol·ized, i·dol·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for idolized
I was sickened by what was happening to me and shocked that this man I had idolized was now raping me.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mischievous and spirited, she was a heroine for generations of young girls who read and idolized her.Madeline’s New York Moment: Ludwig Bemelmans’ Heroine Comes Home|Erin Cunningham|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Parents paid $250 for their young daughters to spend time with the women they idolized and admired.It’s Buffalo Jills Vs. Buffalo Bills in Ex-Cheerleaders’ New Lawsuit|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I felt pressure in myself, just because I idolized Kristen Wiig and I just wanted to be like her.Kate McKinnon Is the Future of ‘Saturday Night Live’|Kevin Fallon|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The team that I had watched, rooted for, and idolized was now something I was actually a part of.
There was immense jubilation among the Army Boys when their idolized comrade resumed his place in the ranks.Army Boys on the Firing Line|Homer Randall
Philip—her idolized Philip—that ever her house should have sheltered this creature to bring a curse upon him!
"The Colonel's son" was idolized on his own merits entirely.The Short-story|William Patterson Atkinson
The passion would have rebounded upon himself, and they would, in the heat of admiration, have idolized him.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
The death of the composer's wife, whom he idolized, in 1580, was a blow from which he never recovered.Great Italian and French Composers|George T. Ferris