Definition of devotee in English:

devotee

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Pronunciation: /ˌdɛvə(ʊ)ˈtiː
 
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noun

1A person who is very interested in and enthusiastic about someone or something: a devotee of Lewis Carroll
More example sentences
  • It was only later, after going solo, that he went all interesting, becoming a devotee of prehistoric Britain.
  • What is it about tai chi that makes its devotees want to freak people out by always doing it in public?
  • She becomes a devotee of death, addicted to the most shuddery of Grimms' fairy tales and a book for the terminally ill called A Hundred Ways to Die.
Synonyms
enthusiast, fan, fanatic, addict, lover, aficionado, admirer
North American informal geek, jock
South African informal fundi
1.1A strong believer in a particular religion or god: devotees of Krishna
More example sentences
  • The common devotee should ascertain the sadhu's level of knowledge and devotion, and who is his guru and lineage.
  • She was a devotee of the new religion of ‘Konkokyo’ which worshiped a folk god named Konjin.
  • Following the instructions, devotees recovered the Deity and returned it to the temple.
Synonyms
follower, adherent, supporter, upholder, defender, advocate, champion, disciple, votary, partisan, member, friend, stalwart, fanatic, zealot; believer, worshipper, attender
informal hanger-on, groupie
North American informal booster, cohort, rooter

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