Synonyms of idol in English:


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1‘an idol in a shrine’

icon, god, image, likeness, fetish, totem, statue, figure, figurine, doll, carving
graven image, false god, effigy, golden calf

2‘the pop world's latest idol’

hero, heroine, star, superstar, icon, celebrity, celebutante
favourite, darling, beloved, pet, apple of one's eye
informal pin-up, heart throb, blue-eyed boy, blue-eyed girl, golden boy, golden girl
North American informal fair-haired boy, fair-haired girl