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Definition of "follower" []

  • One who subscribes to the teachings or methods of another; an adherent: a follower of Gandhi. (noun)
  • A servant; a subordinate. (noun)
  • A fan; an enthusiast. (noun)
  • One that imitates or copies another: A successful marketing campaign will have many followers. (noun)
  • A machine element moved by another machine element. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "follower" in a sentence
  • "_in a powerful manner_, 1336; on gesîðes hâd, _in the position of follower, as follower_, 1298; on sweordes hâd, _in the form of a sword_, 2194."
  • "_in a powerful manner_, 1336; on gesīðes hād, _in the position of follower, as follower_, 1298; on sweordes hād, _in the form of a sword_, 2194."
  • "Twitter devotee, points out that for all its flaws, the term follower "is more honest than friend.""