noun yo·gi \ˈyō-gē\
variants: or less commonly


play \ˈyō-gən, -ˌgin\

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

Origin and Etymology of yogi

Sanskrit yogin, from yoga

First Known Use: 1619

YOGI Defined for English Language Learners


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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