yogi

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noun yo·gi \ˈyō-gē\

Definition of yogi

  1. 1 :  a person who practices yoga

  2. 2 capitalized :  an adherent of Yoga philosophy

  3. 3 :  a markedly reflective or mystical person

Variants of yogi

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yogin

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Origin and Etymology of yogi

Sanskrit yogin, from yoga


First Known Use: 1619


YOGI Defined for English Language Learners

yogi

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noun yo·gi \ˈyō-gē\

Definition of yogi for English Language Learners

  • : a person who practices yoga

  • Yogi : a follower of Yoga


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