Examples of follower in a Sentence
The party drew most of its followers from among young people.
The band has a large group of followers.
He had a reputation of being a follower, not a leader.
Recent Examples of follower from the Web
Fifty-six percent of his Instagram followers are 25 or younger.
Khloé Kardashian Kardashian, who announced her pregnancy on Dec. 20, showed off her bedazzled baby bump and wished her Instagram followers a Merry Christmas.
People who may not have climbed the ranks of Louis Vuitton Möet Hennessy (LVMH), or even picked up a sewing needle, but who have at least a million Instagram followers and six-degrees of separation from Kanye West.
The most prominent American athlete to have picked up on the Insta-training trend is LeBron James, who has been posting workout clips for the past few years to his nearly 34 million Instagram followers.
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has given his Instagram followers something to talk about after posting a video that hints at Zlatan Ibrahimović's return to training.
On Sunday, Tomi Lahren, Fox News commentator and poster child for how the Caucasian standard of beauty transcends mediocre whiteness, shared her red, white and blue concoction of a Halloween costume with her Instagram followers.
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The mother of two (and soon to be three) has a lot to celebrate: her growing family, her booming Kimoji business, a hallmark television show (now in its 14th season), and 103 million Instagram followers.
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First Known Use of follower
before 12th century
Synonymsacolyte, adherent, convert, disciple, epigone, liege man, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votarist, votary
Related Wordsapostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue (also idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-man
Near Antonymsapostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoat
Synonym Discussion of follower
- an evangelist and his followers
- adherents to Marxism
- disciples of Gandhi
- partisans of the President
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