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Idol

Idol appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • We fade to melodies I recall; a cerise idol emoted a few.
  • Now so melodic its ID, a satanist ego gets in at a sadistic idol emos won.
  • Did I set one esoteric idol embargo to grab melodic ire to see notes I did?
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun idol:

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Definition of the noun idol

What does idol mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: idols

  1. a material effigy that is worshipped
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of idol: god / graven image
    • more generic words: effigy / image / simulacrum = a representation of a person
    • more specific terms:
      • golden calf = an idol made by Aaron for the Israelites to worship; destroyed by Moses
      • joss = a Chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol
      • Juggernaut = a crude idol of Krishna
  2. someone who is adored blindly and excessively
  3. an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept

Films

  1. Idol a.k.a. 1DOL is a Filipino musical comedy-drama TV series that aired on ABS-CBN's primetime block. It featured one of the biggest and brightest stars in Philippine showbiz: Sarah Geronimo, Sam Milby and Coco Martin as the lead characters. The show was cancelled on October 22, 2010, garnering only 35 episodes in total.
    • read more about 1DOL
  2. "Idol" is a film, directed by Christopher Long & Mike Heim.
  3. "Idol" is a 1985 drama film written and directed by Feliks Falk.
    • also known as Das Idol
    • genre: Drama
    • released in (31 years ago)

Music

  1. "Idol" is a musical composition performed by Jaurim.
    • award: - Mnet Asian Music Award for Song of the Year nomination for Jaurim
  2. "IDOL" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "IDOL" is a musical single of BiS.
    • released on
  4. "Idol" is a musical EP of Flesh for Lulu.
    • released in (29 years ago)
  5. "Idol" is a musical single of Amanda Ghost.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  6. "Idol" is a composition.
  7. "IDOL" is a musical album of SPECIAL OTHERS.
    • released on (9 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Idol: Norwegian Idol is a 2003 Tv program created by Simon Fuller.
  2. Idol a.k.a. Idol (Sweden): Idol is a Swedish reality-competition talent show airing on TV4. It debuted in August 2004, and has become one of the most popular shows on Swedish television. Part of the Idols franchise, it originates from the reality program Pop Idol created by British entertainment executive Simon Fuller, which was first aired in 2001 in the United Kingdom.
  3. Idol is a television show on the Polish television network Polsat, based on the popular British show Pop Idol. The show is a contest to determine the best young singer in Poland. It is hosted by Maciej Rock.
    • also known as Idol (Poland)
    • begun in and completed in (10 years ago)
    • country: Poland
    • created by Polsat
    • genres: Reality television, Interactive television, Game show
    • official website: www.idol.interia.pl
  4. Idol: Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2003 was the first season of Idol Norway based on the British singing competition Pop Idol. It premiered in January and was aired until May 23, 2003 with Kurt Nilsen winning. A year later he would eventually went on winning World Idol where he competed against 10 Idol winners from other countries.
    • also known as Idol Norway
  5. Idol: Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2011 was the sixth season of Idol Norway based on the British singing competition Pop Idol. After a four years break, in which the broadcast station aired to X Factor seasons, the show returned to Norwegian screens on August 30.
  6. Idol: Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2005 was the third season of Idol Norway based on the British singing competition Pop Idol. It premiered one year after the second season and was aired in the first half of 2005.
    • also known as Idol Norway
  7. Idol: Several philosophers have developed concepts that they have called idols, including: Aristotle the idols in the water, reflections or shadows. Plato, shades or apparitions or copies Francis Bacon, various obstacles humans face when trying to truly understand nature Friedrich Nietzsche in Twilight of the Idols, abstract unchanging philosophical concepts that need to be swept away to allow for true life to emerge.
  8. Idol: Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2004 was the second season of Idol Norway based on the British singing competition Pop Idol. It premiered one year after the first season and was aired in the first half of 2004.
    • also known as Idol Norway
  9. Idol: Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2006 was the fourth season of Idol Norway based on the British singing competition Pop Idol. It premiered one year after the third season and was aired in the first half of 2006.
    • also known as Idol Norway
  10. Idol: Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2007 was the fifth season of Idol Norway based on the British singing competition Pop Idol. In difference to other seasons it was aired in the second half of the year running from September to December 2007.
    • also known as Idol Norway
  11. Idol was a reality TV contest produced in Belgrade, Serbia and aired from 2003 until 2005.
  12. Idol is a TV program.

Phrases with Idol

Phrases starting with the word Idol:

  1. idol worship
  2. idol worshiper

Phrases ending with the word Idol:

  1. matinee idol
  2. Matinée idol
  3. Moorish idol

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Idol

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Google previewDesirable God? (2003)

Our Fascination with Images, Idols, and New Deities by Roger Burggraeve

The Traditional Sports Idol The traditional sports idol is a typical 'hero of production.' The traditional sports hero is...

The idol is a manifest symbol of the link with a region, city, country, ethnic group, nationality, etc. It is certainly not uncommon ...

Google previewNames of Nihil (2008)

by Arvydas Šliogeris

The idol is an absolute necessity to the Son of Nihil.

The idol is a falsified Nihil and a simulated Pressence.

Getting ahead a little, let us say that the perfect idol is the God-word – the clot of pure Nihil, at the least smeared with Pressence, ...

Google previewThe New-Jerusalem Magazine (1837)

An idol is a form or image which any person makes to himselfof God. This form or image may be either...

Essentially, an idol is any conception of the true God which the mind forms by its self-derived intelligence. For it is written “ Thou shalt not ...

Google previewAsian and Oceanic Christianities in Conversation (2011)

Exploring Theological Identities at Home and in Diaspora by Heup Young Kim, Fumitaka Matsuoka, Anri Morimoto

An idol is a projection of our self-image. It is an image of ourselves to which we confer the imaginary power of being...

Google previewA Course in Miracles (2009)

Original Edition Text by Helen Schucman

An idol is an image of your brother which you would value ...

Google previewThe Poor Man's Concordance, and dictionary to the sacred scriptures both of the Old and New Testament (1828)

Designed ... for that class who read the "Poor Man's commentary on the Bible" by Robert Hawker

42, but whether there was an idol there, is not said. Shalesh is the Hebrew for three. So that it may be read the lord of three. But the cause for the name is difficult to explain. BAAL-TAMAR. A place near Gibeah. (Judges xx. 33.) ...

Google previewThe Christian's Defensive Dictionary. Being an Alphabetical Refutation of the General Objections to the Bible (1837)

by W. Willcocks SLEIGH

CHRISNA, a Hindoo idol, or god, whom modern infidels have endeavoured to confound with the Lord Jesus. This man was born about Anno Domini, 600. And the only way in which they can even attempt to confound the two, is by confounding ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scripture Proper Names: wherein the words are accentuated ... To which are prefixed remarks respecting the pronunciation, etymology, and accentuation of the English language. [With a prefatory letter by A. Clarke.] (1808)

by James CREIGHTON, Adam Clarke

BA'ALAH: bââlzih: ller idol', one that is governed, or a spouse. Josh.` xv.

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Small photo of Goddess Durga idol at Panchalingeshwara Temple, Govindanahalli, Mandya district, Karnataka state, India. It was constructed around 1238 AD during the reign of the Hoysala empire King Vira Someshwara.Small photo of Goddess Durga Idol inside Panchalingeshwara Temple, Govindanahalli, Mandya district, Karnataka state, India. It was constructed around 1238 A.D.Small photo of Carved idol on the inner wall of the Kanchi Kailasanathar temple, is the oldest structure, it is a Hindu temple in the Dravidian architectural style Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSmall photo of Carved idol on the inner wall of the Kanchi Kailasanathar temple, is the oldest structure, it is a Hindu temple in the Dravidian architectural style Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, IndiaSmall photo of Indian God Ganesh Statue, idol. coated with ceramic colors.Small photo of Indian God Ganesh Statue, idol. coated with ceramic colors.Small photo of Indian God Ganesh Statue, idol. coated with ceramic colors. More...

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Quotes about Idol

An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand. (Aiden Wilson Tozer)
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Scrabble value of I1D2O1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of IDOL

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