devotee

noun dev·o·tee \ ˌde-ˌvō-ˈtē , ˌdē- , ˌdā- , də- , -ˈtā \
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of devotee

: an ardent follower, supporter, or enthusiast (as of a religion, art form, or sport)

Examples of devotee in a Sentence

  1. The nightclub is popular among jazz devotees.

  2. a group of religious devotees

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DEVOTEE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of devotee for English Language Learners

  • : a person who enjoys or is interested in something very much

  • : a person who has very strong loyalty to a particular religion or religious figure



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