devotee

  • 1 Devotee — Dev o*tee , n. One who is wholly devoted; esp., one given wholly to religion; one who is superstitiously given to religious duties and ceremonies; a bigot. [1913 Webster] While Father Le Blanc was very devout he was not a devotee. A. S. Hardy.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 devotee — [dev΄ə tē′, dev΄ətā′] n. 1. a person strongly devoted to something or someone [a devotee of the ballet] 2. a person extremely devoted to religion; zealot …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 devotee — index addict, disciple, partisan, specialist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 devotee — 1640s, from DEVOTE (Cf. devote), with a French suffix, perhaps on model of assignee. Earlier in this sense was devote (1620s) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 devotee — votary, *addict, habitué Analogous words: *enthusiast, zealot, fanatic …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 devotee — [n] ardent supporter; fan addict, adherent, admirer, aficionado, amateur, believer, booster, buff, disciple, enthusiast, fanatic, fancier, fiend, follower, groupie, habitué, junkie, lover, rooter, supporter, votarient, votary; concept 423 Ant.… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 devotee — ► NOUN 1) a person who is very enthusiastic about someone or something. 2) a follower of a particular religion or god …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 devotee — n. a devotee of (a devotee of the theater) * * * [ˌdevə tiː] a devotee of (a devotee of the theater) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 devotee — dev|o|tee [ˌdevəˈti:] n 1.) someone who enjoys or admires someone or something very much devotee of ▪ a devotee of 1930s films 2.) a very religious person ▪ a Sikh devotee …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 devotee — [[t]de̱vəti͟ː[/t]] devotees 1) N COUNT: with supp, oft N of n Someone who is a devotee of a subject or activity is very enthusiastic about it. Mr Carpenter is obviously a devotee of Britten s music. Syn: fan 2) N COUNT A devotee is a member of a… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 devotee — UK [ˌdevəʊˈtiː] / US [ˌdevəˈtɪ] / US [ˌdevoʊˈtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms devotee : singular devotee plural devotees 1) someone who is very enthusiastic about something a devotee of science fiction 2) someone who follows a particular religion… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 devotee — noun a) An ardent enthusiast or admirer He was a devotee of Arnold Schwarzenegger. b) A fanatical or zealous believer in a particular religion or god a devotee of classical music …

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  • 13 devotee — noun (C) 1 someone who admires someone or something very much (+ of): a devotee of 1930s films 2 a very religious person: a Sikh devotee …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 Devotee — Amelotatismus (von griech. a, „ohne“, melo, „Glied“, tasis, „Zuneigung“), häufig auch Deformationsfetischismus genannt, ist eine sexuelle Präferenz für Menschen mit fehlenden Gliedmaßen. Oft wird auch die sexuelle Präferenz für Menschen mit… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 15 devotee — /dev euh tee , tay /, n. 1. a person who is greatly devoted to something. 2. a person who is extremely devoted to a religion; a follower. 3. an enthusiastic follower or fan: He s a devotee of jazz. [1635 45; DEVOTE + EE] Syn. 1, 3. See fanatic. * …

    Universalium

  • 16 devotee — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ardent, great, true ▪ I m a great devotee of jazz …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 devotee — dev|o|tee [ ,devə ti, ,devou ti ] noun count 1. ) someone who is very enthusiastic about something: a devotee of science fiction 2. ) someone who follows a particular religion or religious leader …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 devotee — noun 1) a devotee of rock music Syn: enthusiast, fan, lover, aficionado, admirer; informal buff, bum, freak, nut, fiend, fanatic, addict, maniac 2) devotees thronged the temple Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 devotee — noun Date: 1645 an ardent follower, supporter, or enthusiast (as of a religion, art form, or sport) …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 devotee — Synonyms and related words: Christian, God fearing man, accepter, addict, adherent, admirer, aficionado, amateur, aspirant, aspirer, believer, booster, buff, bug, candidate, catechumen, churchgoer, churchite, churchman, collector, communicant,… …

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