fallen idol


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fallen idol

Someone who is no longer respected or admired. He was so popular and loved when he was a young actor, but now that he is approaching middle age, he's a fallen idol. Nobody even talks about him anymore.
See also: fallen, idol
References in classic literature ?
Turning as from a fallen idol, she made other discoveries which rapidly dispelled her romantic illusions.
Platters of food were ordered to help the fallen idol sober up but Gascoigne kept swearing and falling over.
The Genie Army-avid fans of Bouchard-- took to Twitter to share their disappointment with their fallen idol:
Top trainer Tony Sims has backed fallen idol Ricky Burns to resurrect his dream of being a three-time world champ.
The research found that Shane Warne was classed as a fallen idol, and was regarded as too plastic and no longer authentic.
FALLEN IDOL Z Tyson was one of the greats in his heyday, inset, but now he's struggling to beat drugs and the booze
FALLEN IDOL: One fan says David Moyes should be ashamed
(R)(T)(3750810) 12.20 FILM: MCBRIDE: FALLEN IDOL (2006) Mystery, starring John Larroquette.
She is a half-sister to Listed winner Fallen Idol and Group 2-placed Fallen In Love.
Third on this course in the Gordon Stakes, he charged two and a quarter lengths ahead of Fallen Idol in the hands of Ted Durcan.
Greene on Screen (PG): Graham Greene film talk from 11am-3.30pm tomorrow includes Carol Reed's The Fallen Idol. Tickets: pounds 9.50.
Tom Tate's Distant Memories has finished in the first two on eight of his 10 career starts, Green Moon bids to bounce back after disappointing at Royal Ascot while Fallen Idol steps up to 10 furlongs for the first time.
Even in the unlikely event that the London concerts would have taken place, they would almost certainly have exposed an old, sick, spent, fallen idol.
It's OK pining for Gazza but swift action needs to be taken to prevent the fallen idol from sinking even further - six feet under to be exact.
A fallen idol is still a god; Lermontov and the quandaries of cultural transition.