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follower

Syllabification: fol·low·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfälōər
 
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Definition of follower in English:

noun

1An adherent or devotee of a particular person, cause, or activity: a freethinker and follower of Voltaire
More 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.
Synonyms
acolyte, assistant, attendant, companion;
henchman, minion, lackey, servant
informal hanger-on, sidekick
disciple, apostle, supporter, defender, champion;
believer, true believer, worshiper
1.1Someone 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 Facebook
More 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.
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.

Words that rhyme with follower

swallower

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