noun \ˈvō-tə-rē\

: a devoted follower of or believer in a religion, a cause, etc.

plural vo·ta·ries

Full Definition of VOTARY

archaic :  a sworn adherent
a :  devotee
b :  a devoted admirer
a :  a devout or zealous worshipper
b :  a staunch believer or advocate

Examples of VOTARY

  1. <a votary of the religious leader>

Origin of VOTARY

Latin votum vow
First Known Use: 1546

Rhymes with VOTARY


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