Meaning of hero worship

he'ro wor"ship

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a profound reverence for great people or their memory.
  2. extravagant or excessive admiration for a personal hero.

he•ro-wor•ship

Pronunciation: (hēr'ō-wûr"ship), [key]
— -shiped, -ship•ing -shipped, -ship•ping.
  1. to feel or express hero worship for.
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