matinee idol

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matinée idol

n
(Film) (esp in the 1930s and 1940s) an actor popular as a romantic figure among women
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Noun1.matinée idol - someone who is adored blindly and excessivelymatinee idol - someone who is adored blindly and excessively
heartthrob - an object of infatuation
principal, star, lead - an actor who plays a principal role