Meaning of bardolatry in English:


Pronunciation /bɑːˈdɒlətri/


mass noun humorous
  • Excessive admiration of Shakespeare.

    ‘Anyone doubting the status of bardolatry as a world religion need only visit the gift shops at Anne Hathaway's Cottage or the Folger Shakespeare Library for reassurance.’
    • ‘American history is filled with manifestos of cultural independence paradoxically coupled with exercises in bardolatry and Anglophilia.’
    • ‘The florid old actor-manager at the heart of Forkbeard Fantasy's Shooting Shakespeare is effusive in his bardolatry.’