Follower - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɑːloʊər|  American pronunciation of the word follower
Brit.  |ˈfɒləʊə|  British pronunciation of the word follower


- a person who accepts the leadership of another
- someone who travels behind or pursues another


The party drew most of its followers from among young people.

The band has a large group of followers.

He had a reputation of being a follower, not a leader.

They are followers of Buddhism.

They are keen followers of the young actress.

Marx and his followers were convinced that capitalism would destroy itself.

followers of Sun Myung Moon, better known as Moonies

...a dedicated follower of the television show who wouldn't dream of missing an episode...

We had a role reversal. I became the leader and he became the follower.

Word forms

singular: follower
plural: followers
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