Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MATINEE IDOL

Now that I look more like a matinee idol, just how much more do you like me?

And no amount of fasting or praying had ever dimmed that certain something in his eye—the something which makes the matinee idol.

The American "Ace," with his string of medals, then came in for the ennuis of a matinee idol.

One man, we all decided, could well be a matinee idol and another might have hailed from down Greenwich Village way.

Quit the drivel of matinee idol longing, and get onto the stage of life and get the bouquets for yourself.

Even five years before, in the Kootnai country, Jennings had been no matinee idol and Time had not been lenient.