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follower Syllabification: fol·low·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfälōər/

Definition of follower in English:


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.
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
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  • Celebrities can attract tens of thousands of followers on Twitter.
  • Watson's followers on Twitter will watch his battles with interest.
  • Here's one of the videos about, ironically, how to get more followers on Twitter.
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.

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