yogi

noun
yo·​gi | \ ˈyō-gē How to pronounce yogi (audio) \
variants: or less commonly yogin \ ˈyō-​gən How to pronounce yogi (audio) , -​ˌgin \

Definition of yogi

1 : a person who practices yoga
2 capitalized : an adherent of Yoga philosophy
3 : a markedly reflective or mystical person

Examples of yogi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Tony Meneses’ riveting comedy, straight Latino construction workers drop their trowels, drills and putty knives to perfect their tree, downward dog and plow poses with guidance from a gay Latino yogi. oregonlive, 31 Aug. 2022 No need to study Zen yogi to slide behind the steering wheel, either. Mark Ewing, Forbes, 14 Aug. 2022 The 14 rooms are decked out in mid-century modern furnishings, and the grounds feature hiking trails, a pool, and enough wellness activities to satisfy your inner yogi. Graham Averill, Outside Online, 1 Aug. 2022 In time his home, set back from the ocean, became a yogi’s mountaintop for artists, celebrities and passionate wine fans eager to commune with the master. Clay Risen, BostonGlobe.com, 11 June 2022 In time his home, set back from the ocean, became a yogi’s mountaintop for artists, celebrities and passionate wine fans eager to commune with the master. Clay Risen, BostonGlobe.com, 11 June 2022 In time his home, set back from the ocean, became a yogi’s mountaintop for artists, celebrities and passionate wine fans eager to commune with the master. New York Times, 9 June 2022 Available in five different colors, this yoga sweatshirt is great for the yogi in your life who is always trying to master new moves. Annie O’sullivan, Good Housekeeping, 25 July 2022 He’s one of the most influential surfers and surfboard shapers of all time, an entrepreneur, a family man, a movie star and a lifelong yogi who brought surfing to new frontiers. Brent Lang, Variety, 16 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of yogi

1613, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for yogi

Sanskrit yogin, from yoga

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Last Updated

3 Sep 2022

Cite this Entry

“Yogi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yogi. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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