- 1A person who supports and admires a particular person or set of ideas: followers of NietzscheMore example sentences
- More than three-quarters of Muslims living in Britain say that they are devout followers of Islam.
- A devout follower of Christ, Cora cannot understand or accept Addie's lack of religious observance.
- "I had many wonderful nights here in this venue, " she told her loyal followers.
- 1.1A person who takes an active interest in a particular activity: he is a keen follower of footballMore example sentences
- Their continued development will be watched with interest by all followers of Sligo Gaelic football.
- He lived in Croydon Avenue and was a keen follower of Manchester City Football Club.
- It has attracted few followers and perhaps more interest outside the UK than within.
- 1.2Someone who is tracking a particular person, group, organization, etc. on a social media website or application: she remains an immensely divisive figure, but she has a million followers on FacebookMore example sentences
- The British celebrity has clocked up 500,000 followers while Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher is nearing the two million mark.
- To put that in perspective, he has 694,000 fewer followers than comedian Stephen Fry.
- But for Mr. Gall and his Facebook followers, the endless litany of bad economic news just isn't going to help them navigate the murky waters ahead.
- 2A person who moves or travels behind someone or something.More example sentences
- Whereas before he had counted twenty-six followers behind the armoured barbarian, now he saw only twelve.
- She ran as fast as she could and heard clearly behind her, her follower's footsteps.
- Behind him thousands of warrior followers thronged the courtyards of the fabled Tomb of Ali and did likewise.
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- US politicians are hearing from voters that they are sick of poll-popping politics and want leadership, not followership.
- The big difficulty in the NHS is how to achieve followership as well as leadership.
- Can we begin to imagine how this change in worldview might change how we think about leadership, followership, change, and work?