Definition of idolatrous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɒlətrəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːlətrəs//
    (often disapproving)
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  1. 1connected with the practice of worshipping statues as gods Praying to an image was regarded as idolatrous.
  2. 2(formal) having or showing too much love or admiration for somebody/something She loved her eldest son with idolatrous devotion.