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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-dawr, uh-dohr]
    • /əˈdɔr, əˈdoʊr/
    • /əˈdɔːrə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-dawr, uh-dohr]
    • /əˈdɔr, əˈdoʊr/

Definitions of adorer word

  • verb with object adorer to regard with the utmost esteem, love, and respect; honor. 1
  • verb with object adorer to pay divine honor to; worship: to adore God. 1
  • verb with object adorer to like or admire very much: I simply adore the way your hair is done! 1
  • verb without object adorer to worship. 1
  • noun adorer Someone who adores. 1

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Origin of adorer

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; < Latin adōrāre to speak to, pray, worship, equivalent to ad- ad- + ōrāre to speak, beg (see oral); replacing Middle English aour(i)e < Old French aourer < Latin

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Parts of speech for Adorer


adorer 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.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adorer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adorer

noun adorer

  • devotee — Someone who is a devotee of a subject or activity is very enthusiastic about it.
  • votary — a person who is bound by solemn religious vows, as a monk or a nun.
  • disciple — Religion. one of the 12 personal followers of Christ. one of the 70 followers sent forth by Christ. Luke 10:1. any other professed follower of Christ in His lifetime.
  • churchgoer — A churchgoer is a person who goes to church regularly.
  • supplicant — supplicating.

Antonyms for adorer

noun adorer

  • agnostic — An agnostic believes that it is not possible to know whether God exists or not. Compare atheist.
  • atheist — An atheist is a person who believes that there is no God. Compare agnostic.
  • skeptic — a person who questions the validity or authenticity of something purporting to be factual.

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