Definition of yogi
1 : a person who practices yoga
2 capitalized : an adherent of Yoga philosophy
3 : a markedly reflective or mystical person
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Alice was a black woman, a devoted yogi, a single mom of four, and a masterful musician.
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: 1613
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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