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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-mahyuh r]
    • /ædˈmaɪər/
    • /ədˈmaɪə.rər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-mahyuh r]
    • /ædˈmaɪər/

Definitions of admirer word

  • countable noun admirer If you are an admirer of someone, you like and respect them or their work very much. 3
  • countable noun admirer A woman's admirers are the men who are attracted to her. 3
  • verb with object admirer to regard with wonder, pleasure, or approval. 1
  • verb with object admirer to regard with wonder or surprise (usually used ironically or sarcastically): I admire your audacity. 1
  • verb without object admirer to feel or express admiration. 1
  • verb without object admirer Dialect. to take pleasure; like or desire: I would admire to go. 1

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Origin of admirer

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
1580-90; < Latin admīrārī, equivalent to ad- ad- + mīrārī (in Medieval Latin mīrāre) to wonder at, admire

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Parts of speech for Admirer


admirer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

admirer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for admirer

noun admirer

  • devotee — Someone who is a devotee of a subject or activity is very enthusiastic about it.
  • adherent — An adherent is someone who holds a particular belief or supports a particular person or group.
  • patron — (in Mexico and the southwestern U.S.) a boss; employer.
  • partisan — a shafted weapon of the 16th and 17th centuries, having as a head a long spear blade with a pair of curved lobes at the base.
  • believer — If you are a great believer in something, you think that it is good, right, or useful.

Antonyms for admirer

noun admirer

  • detractor — The detractors of a person or thing are people who criticize that person or thing.
  • adversary — Your adversary is someone you are competing with, or arguing or fighting against.
  • opponent — a person who is on an opposing side in a game, contest, controversy, or the like; adversary.
  • girlfriend — a frequent or favorite female companion; sweetheart.
  • critic — A critic is a person who writes about and expresses opinions about things such as books, films, music, or art.

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