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follower

noun

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  1. 1 one who follows the opinions or teachings of another the followers of Gandhi have spread his philosophy of nonviolence all over the world Synonyms acolyte, adherent, convert, disciple, epigone, liege man, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votarist, votary Related Words apostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue (also idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-man Near Antonyms apostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoat Antonyms coryphaeus, leader

  2. 2 a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way Brando's Method acting inspired a whole generation of mumbling followers Synonyms aper, copyist, echo, copycat, imitator, rubber stamp, wannabe (also wannabee)Related Words parrot; ape, emulator, impersonator, impressionist, mimic


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