devotee devotee  /ˌdɛ və ˈti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ardent follower and admirer

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A devotee of Bach, Chopin, U2, and Sting, Yusuf studied Middle Eastern and classical music with his composer father and instructors at the Royal Academy in London.
  2. Now Hughes has broken her near silence about her own life and family drama, in her moving new book of poetry, 45, a must-read for any Plath devotee.
  3. A devotee of functionalism, Rand was one of the first to bring modern design's simplicity to commercial art.

News

  1. Local political watchdog Ron Armstrong dies at the age of 72

    Ron Armstrong, a strident local political watchdog and devotee of conservative causes, is dead of brain cancer at the age of 72. He died Friday evening at 9 p.m.in Pacific Care Center in Hoquiam, his widow Arlene confirmed Saturday. Armstrong had been at the center for about a month for hospice care for Stage 4 cancer that was diagnosed in June of 2012, she said in a telephone call from their ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Daily World

  2. Boston bombing conspiracist resigns from NH Legislature

    In a rambling resignation letter, the Alex Jones devotee seems to call for stripping lawyers of citizenship        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Salon.com

  3. Ramadan Recipes: 5 ways to eat dates

    I'm a date devotee. They're sticky, sweet and packed with iron, fiber and vitamin A, so it's no wonder Muslims around the world break their daylong Ramadan fast with these naturally nourishing treats.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

Quotes

  1. Dettori said: "It has been a good night and Veracity is a tough horse who we know stays well. He has been tried in the highest company at times and deserved to get his head in front." "Devotee was obviously a disappointment last time but we...
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Frankie Dettori Source: ThoroughbredNews.co.nz

  2. Lord Paul, Chancellor of the Westminster and Wolverhampton Universities, said he really became "almost a devotee of Mrs Gandhi" after she facilitated him to bring his ailing daughter to London for treatment in 1966.
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Swraj Paul Source: Hindu

  3. "He had long hair, wore tennis shorts and was a religious devotee of the courts," says Max Sandlin, a former congressman from Texas, who was president of Hurd's fraternity. "At the time, most of us would have thought Mark more likely to be...
    on Apr 25, 2009 By: Max Sandlin Source: CNET News

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