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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fol-oh-er]
    • /ˈfɒl oʊ ər/
    • /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fol-oh-er]
    • /ˈfɒl oʊ ər/

Definitions of follower word

  • noun follower a person or thing that follows. 1
  • noun follower a person who follows another in regard to his or her ideas or belief; disciple or adherent. 1
  • noun follower a person who imitates, copies, or takes as a model or ideal: He was little more than a follower of current modes. 1
  • noun follower an attendant, servant, or retainer. 1
  • noun follower a person who follows or subscribes to another's posts on a social media website: He spent hours figuring out how to get more followers on Twitter. 1
  • noun follower British Informal. a boyfriend or suitor, especially of a maidservant. 1

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Origin of follower

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English folwer, Old English folgere. See follow, -er1

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Parts of speech for Follower


follower popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

follower usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for follower

noun follower

  • 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.
  • participant — a person or group that participates; partaker.
  • patron — (in Mexico and the southwestern U.S.) a boss; employer.
  • advocate — If you advocate a particular action or plan, you recommend it publicly.

Antonyms for follower

noun follower

  • adversary — Your adversary is someone you are competing with, or arguing or fighting against.
  • antagonist — Your antagonist is your opponent or enemy.
  • opponent — a person who is on an opposing side in a game, contest, controversy, or the like; adversary.
  • manager — a person who has control or direction of an institution, business, etc., or of a part, division, or phase of it.
  • owner — a person who owns; possessor; proprietor.

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