follower follower  /ˈfɑ loʊ ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who accepts the leadership of another
  2. (n) someone who travels behind or pursues another

Usage(s):

  1. They brutally murdered five of Khaalis' children, his nine-day-old grandson and a devoted follower.
  2. As a Christ follower, I don't believe the union of same-sex partners is right.
  3. The body of a man presumed to be a Koresh follower was found outside later, clutching a gun.

News

  1. Apple has become a design follower instead of a leader — and it may be just fine with that

    Apple's preview of iOS 7 showed off plenty of welcome improvements, but many are already found on competing platforms. The company is becoming a fast follower rather than a leader and disruptor.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: GigaOM

  2. Early whistle helps Bruins dodge bullet in the first

    I'll be tweeting Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final from the @ SI_NHL handle tonight. If you're not already a follower, check it out. 2 hours ago
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. End Times follower faces violation hearing for not apologizing

    UXBRIDGE - A Church of the End Times follower is being ordered back to court after she failed to apologize to police, as ordered to do so by a judge.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Quotes

  1. In the new tape, bin Laden said European nations joined the US invasion of Afghanistan "because they had no other alternative, only to be a follower."
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Osama bin Laden Source: ktla 5

  2. "I do think that the use of technology in sport can be a bonus," said the PM. "I'ma keen follower of cricket and tennis and I think the third umpire has been a great thing."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: The Press Association

  3. "I believe that I'm a leader, not a follower, and I just believe in being real, being who you are, and staying strong in your beliefs," Jones says in her "Idol" video. "I pretty much give it to you like it is, and what you see is what you...
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: LaKisha Jones Source: DetNews.com

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