1. a profound reverence for great people or their memory.
2. extravagant or excessive admiration for a personal hero.
Pronunciation: (hēr'ō-wûr"ship), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/hero-worship.html on line 85 [key]
—v.t., -shiped, -ship•ing or (esp. Brit.) -shipped, -ship•ping.
to feel or express hero worship for.
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