Definition of devotee
: an ardent follower, supporter, or enthusiast (as of a religion, art form, or sport)
Examples of devotee in a Sentence
The nightclub is popular among jazz devotees.
a group of religious devotees
Recent Examples of devotee from the Web
Only the most obsessive devotees can be bothered to follow the Byzantine Davis Cup format/schedule.
But what if one were a devotee of more serious music—wanted to listen, say, to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony?
They’re all cited as potential benefits by its devotees.
As a lifelong baseball devotee who once — true story! — scored an unassisted triple play in a peewee league, James Vasquèz tips his cap to America’s pastime.
Those new to her work will be astounded, and devotees will find her anti-Fascist provocations evergreen.
There were always rumors of corruption, but Edwards devotees, of whom there were many, shrugged them off as just part of the package that was Edwin Edwards.
Ukulele devotees know that good things come in small packages, in all manner of shapes and styles, which is where the UkeHut in Long Island City, Queens, comes in.
In 1984, guru Shoko Asahara had a one-room yoga school, a handful of devotees, and a dream: world domination.
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First Known Use of devotee
DEVOTEE Defined for English Language Learners
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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