Follower



[fol-oh-er] /ˈfɒl oʊ ər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that .
2.
a person who follows another in regard to his or her ideas or belief; disciple or adherent.
3.
a person who imitates, copies, or takes as a model or ideal:
He was little more than a follower of current modes.
4.
an attendant, servant, or retainer.
5.
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.
6.
British Informal. a boyfriend or suitor, especially of a maidservant.
7.
Machinery. a part receiving motion from or the movements of another part, especially a cam.
8.
Engineering, Building Trades. a concrete form attached to the head of a timber pile to permit casting of a concrete cap or pier.
/ˈfɒləʊə/
noun
1.
a person who accepts the teachings of another; disciple; adherent: a follower of Marx
2.
an attendant or henchman
3.
an enthusiast or supporter, as of a sport or team
4.
(esp formerly) a male admirer
5.
(rare) a pursuer
6.
a machine part that derives its motion by following the motion of another part
n.

Old English folgere “retainer, servant, disciple; successor,” agent noun from follow. Related: Followers.

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