What does the word idolater mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • An adorer of images.

  • Part of speech: feminine noun

  • Idolatress.

Usage examples for idolater

  1. Do you feel allied to an idolater, because in his language he gives a block of wood the same name that to you in yours, means the creator of heaven and earth? – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  2. The Castilian, too proud for hypocrisy, committed more cruelties in the name of religion than were ever practised by the pagan idolater or the fanatical Moslem. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  3. St. Paul's words regarding the Christian and the idolater can hardly be applied in our society, but so far as they can be applied they confirm my views. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton