Definition of yogi
1 : a person who practices yoga
2 capitalized : an adherent of Yoga philosophy
3 : a markedly reflective or mystical person
Recent Examples of yogi from the Web
Free People, a bohemian apparel line popular among yogis, now sells wellness products.
Adiyogi, the first yogi, is believed to have met his disciples on the summer solstice.
Founded by yogis and natural health advocates Geo and Katresha Moskios.
Calling yogis, kickboxers and all around athletes in the Arvada area.
Alice was a black woman, a devoted yogi, a single mom of four, and a masterful musician.
Tap into your inner yogi this summer with free yoga classes all around the metro area including an upcoming yoga session with an appearance from actress, dancer, singer Julianne Hough.
A yogi has inquired about using the downstairs to teach yoga classes; a mobile company marketing team may conduct staff training there; and the coffee house is offering use of the space to nonprofits at modest rates.
Laughter yogis have to stop bickering with laughter therapists; folks have to stop arguing over whether it’s humor or laughter or comedy or clowns that is the secret to medicinal merrymaking.
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Origin and Etymology of yogi
Sanskrit yogin, from yoga
First Known Use: 1613See Words from the same year
YOGI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of yogi for English Language Learners
: a person who practices yoga
Yogi : a follower of Yoga
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