[[t]bɑrˈdɒl ə tri[/t]] n.
cvb worship or idolization of Shakespeare
Etymology: 1900–05; Bard (of Avon) +-o-+-latry bard•ol′at•er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • bardolatry — worship of Shakespeare (the Bard of Avon ), 1901, from BARD (Cf. bard) + LATRY (Cf. latry) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bardolatry — combining the words bard and idolatry . Shakespeare has been known as the Bard since the nineteenth century. [cite web title = bardolatry definition of bardolatry publisher = url = …   Wikipedia

  • bardolatry — n. The worship of, or excessive devotion to, Shakespeare and his works (bard + idolatry). Example Citation: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme. Sonnet 55 It s been almost 400 years since William… …   New words

  • bardolatry — noun see bardolater …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bardolatry — noun /ˈbɑː(ɹ).dɒlətrɪi/ excessive or religious worship of …   Wiktionary

  • bardolatry — excessive devotion to or worship of Shakespeare Forms of Worship …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • bardolatry — bard·ol·a·try || bɑː dÉ’lÉ™trɪ n. idolization and veneration of William Shakespeare …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bardolatry — [bα: dɒlətri] noun humorous excessive admiration of Shakespeare. Derivatives bardolater noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • bardolatry — bard·ol·a·try …   English syllables

  • bardolatry — /baˈdɒlətri/ (say bah doluhtree) noun excessive adulation of Shakespeare. {from Bard, another name for Shakespeare + o + latry} …  

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