the practice of doing what other people suggest, rather than taking the lead
noun 1. Also, following shot. Movies, Television. a traveling shot made as the camera moves along with the subject: a follow shot of the buffalo stampede, taken from a low-flying helicopter. 2. Billiards, Pool. a stroke that causes the cue ball to roll forward after striking the object ball. Compare .
- Follow something up
- Follow the crowd
Go along with the majority, do what most others are doing. For example, Make your own decision—don’t just follow the crowd.
noun 1. a child’s game in which players, one behind the other, follow a leader and must repeat or follow everything he or she does.