Definition of Bardolatry

1. Noun. The idolization of William Shakespeare.

Generic synonyms: Idolisation, Idolization



Definition of Bardolatry

1. Noun. excessive or religious worship of William Shakespeare ¹

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Definition of Bardolatry

1. [n -TRIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bardolatry

bardie
bardier
bardiest
barding
bardish
bardism
bardisms
bardlike
bardling
bardlings
bardo
bardolater
bardolaters
bardolator
bardolatries
bardolatry (current term)
bardos
bards
bardship
bardships
bardy
bare
bare(a)
bare-arse
bare-backed
bare-bones
bare-bottomed
bare-breasted

Literary usage of Bardolatry

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1. Dramatic Opinions and Essays, with an Apology: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"Nor does he claim priority in those attacks upon Shakespeare which he so happily terms, bardolatry. You may notice after reading his critical animadversions ..."

2. Bernard Shaw by Holbrook Jackson (1907)
"bardolatry. Judicious readers of his prefaces will recognise that his act is not an act of false criticism, but of justifiable iconoclasm. ..."

3. Three Plays for Puritans by Bernard Shaw (1906)
"... of those works that coincided with the movement for giving genuine instead of spurious and silly representations of his plays. So much for bardolatry! ..."

4. Misalliance: The Dark Lady of the Sonnets, and Fanny's First Play. With a by Bernard Shaw (1914)
"... idolize Paderewski, and who carried bardolatry, even in the Bard's own time, to an extent that threatened to make his reasonable admirers ridiculous. ..."

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