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
Political extremists and lifestyle-blog devotees are both strictly committed to a singular, nonnegotiable way of thinking.
Since former Editorial Directors Dan Fierman and Jessica Hopper’s hiring, MTV News has grown their young devotees exponentially.
Before describing his plan during a West Loop conference for a few hundred invited Facebook devotees, Zuckerberg disarmingly addressed the crowd with a couple of personal asides.
The information is also now available on a cellphone app allowing wolf devotees to carry the data with them into the field.
Devotees of her cult believe that in 1531 the Virgin appeared miraculously to a peasant named Juan Diego on a hilltop called Tepeyac, bringing him roses in winter and then leaving behind her image miraculously imprinted on his cloak.
Now, there is no greater Yankee devotee of the Mississippi Delta than me.
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?
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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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