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supporter

Syllabification: sup·port·er
Pronunciation: /səˈpôrdər
 
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Definition of supporter in English:

noun

1A person who approves of and encourages someone or something (typically a public figure, a movement or party, or a policy): Reagan supporters supporters of the boycott
More example sentences
  • Those who claim to be peace protesters but remain supporters of the Labour party are hypocrites.
  • The backlash has been muted, further encouraging Scottish supporters of a ban to push for change.
  • It is hugely encouraging that the supporters of this noble programme are coalescing.
Synonyms
1.1A person who is actively interested in and wishes success for a particular sports team.
Example sentences
  • Joe took a keen interest in sport and was a renowned supporter of the Mayo teams.
  • York was a keen supporter of our sport and until recently an active pilot himself.
  • This will be the last opportunity this year for the two clubs' supporters to view their teams.
Synonyms
2 Heraldry A representation of an animal or other figure, typically one of a pair, holding up or standing beside an escutcheon.
3 (in full athletic supporter) another term for jockstrap.

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