Definition of yogi in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyōɡē/

noun (plural yogis)

A person who is proficient in yoga.
Example sentences
  • Descended from a long line of respected yogis in Yoga Vedanta philosophy, Swamiji was born in Rajasthan in Northwestern India where he has established a school and other social welfare facilities.
  • The sued yogis point out that yoga is a 5,000 year old tradition, and find it hard to understand how you can copyright a ‘pose’.
  • Each December, the guru leaves his Manhattan studio to run a seven-Day Miami beach yoga intensive for yogis of all levels.


From Sanskrit yogī, from yoga (see yoga).

Words that rhyme with yogi

bogey, bogie, dogie, fogey, hoagie, stogy

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Syllabification: yo·gi

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