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An idol is an image or other material object representing a deity to which religious worship is addressed or any person or thing regarded with admiration, adoration, or devotion.

Idol or Idols may refer to:

In religion[edit]

  • Cult image, a neutral term for a man-made object that is worshipped or venerated for the deity, spirit or demon that it embodies or represents
  • Idolatry, a disapproval term used especially in Abrahamic religions for the worship of idols
  • Murti, a point of focus for devotion or meditation in Hindu and Buddhist religion (not always man-made)

In arts and entertainment[edit]


  • Billy Idol, an English rock musician
  • Lodi (wrestler), also known as Idol
  • The Idols, a professional wrestling tag team consisting of "Vicious" Verne Siebert and Rocky Dellesera who had wrestled for All Star Wrestling

Other uses[edit]

  • Idol (philosophy), one of several concepts developed by various philosophers
  • Idol Records, a record label
  • MYLIP, also known as IDOL "Inducible Degrader of the LDL receptor"

See also[edit]