hero-worship

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hero worship

n.
Intense or excessive admiration for someone regarded as a hero.

he′ro-wor′ship v.
he′ro-wor′ship·er n.

hero-worship


Past participle: hero-worshipped
Gerund: hero-worshipping

Imperative
hero-worship
hero-worship
Present
I hero-worship
you hero-worship
he/she/it hero-worships
we hero-worship
you hero-worship
they hero-worship
Preterite
I hero-worshipped
you hero-worshipped
he/she/it hero-worshipped
we hero-worshipped
you hero-worshipped
they hero-worshipped
Present Continuous
I am hero-worshipping
you are hero-worshipping
he/she/it is hero-worshipping
we are hero-worshipping
you are hero-worshipping
they are hero-worshipping
Present Perfect
I have hero-worshipped
you have hero-worshipped
he/she/it has hero-worshipped
we have hero-worshipped
you have hero-worshipped
they have hero-worshipped
Past Continuous
I was hero-worshipping
you were hero-worshipping
he/she/it was hero-worshipping
we were hero-worshipping
you were hero-worshipping
they were hero-worshipping
Past Perfect
I had hero-worshipped
you had hero-worshipped
he/she/it had hero-worshipped
we had hero-worshipped
you had hero-worshipped
they had hero-worshipped
Future
I will hero-worship
you will hero-worship
he/she/it will hero-worship
we will hero-worship
you will hero-worship
they will hero-worship
Future Perfect
I will have hero-worshipped
you will have hero-worshipped
he/she/it will have hero-worshipped
we will have hero-worshipped
you will have hero-worshipped
they will have hero-worshipped
Future Continuous
I will be hero-worshipping
you will be hero-worshipping
he/she/it will be hero-worshipping
we will be hero-worshipping
you will be hero-worshipping
they will be hero-worshipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hero-worshipping
you have been hero-worshipping
he/she/it has been hero-worshipping
we have been hero-worshipping
you have been hero-worshipping
they have been hero-worshipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hero-worshipping
you will have been hero-worshipping
he/she/it will have been hero-worshipping
we will have been hero-worshipping
you will have been hero-worshipping
they will have been hero-worshipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hero-worshipping
you had been hero-worshipping
he/she/it had been hero-worshipping
we had been hero-worshipping
you had been hero-worshipping
they had been hero-worshipping
Conditional
I would hero-worship
you would hero-worship
he/she/it would hero-worship
we would hero-worship
you would hero-worship
they would hero-worship
Past Conditional
I would have hero-worshipped
you would have hero-worshipped
he/she/it would have hero-worshipped
we would have hero-worshipped
you would have hero-worshipped
they would have hero-worshipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hero-worship - love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
adore - love intensely; "he just adored his wife"
drool over, slobber over - envy without restraint

hero-worship

noun admiration, idolization, adulation, adoration, veneration, idealization, putting on a pedestal Their singer inspires old-fashioned hero-worship.
Translations

hero-worship

vtanbeten, verehren; popstar etcschwärmen für

hero

(ˈhiərəu) plural ˈheroes: feminine heroine (ˈherouin) noun
1. a man or boy admired (by many people) for his brave deeds. The boy was regarded as a hero for saving his friend's life.
2. the chief male person in a story, play etc. The hero of this book is a young American boy called Tom Sawyer.
heroic (hiˈrəuik) adjective
1. very brave. heroic deeds.
2. of heroes. heroic tales.
heˈroically adverb
heroism (ˈherəuizm) noun
great bravery. The policeman was given a medal in recognition of his heroism.
ˈhero-worship noun
very great, sometimes too great, admiration for a person.
verb
to show such admiration for (someone). The boy hero-worshipped the footballer.

the heroine (not heroin) of the story.
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Glenn Hoddle, the king of White Hart Lane, returns to the club where he was hero-worshiped as boss.