admirer


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ad·mire

 (ăd-mīr′)
v. ad·mired, ad·mir·ing, ad·mires
v.tr.
1. To regard with pleasure, wonder, and approval: admired the sculptures at the art museum.
2. To have a high opinion of; esteem or respect: I admired her ability as a violinist.
3. Chiefly New England & Upper Southern US To enjoy (something): "I just admire to get letters, but I don't admire to answer them" (Dialect Notes).
4. Archaic To marvel or wonder at.
v.intr. New England & Upper Southern US
To marvel at something. Often used with at.

[French admirer, from Old French amirer, from Latin admīrārī, to wonder at : ad-, ad- + mīrārī, to wonder (from mīrus, wonderful; see smei- in Indo-European roots).]

ad·mir′er n.
ad·mir′ing·ly adv.

ad•mir•er

(ædˈmaɪər ər)
n.
1. a person who admires another: He was a great admirer of Woodrow Wilson.
2. a person who is attracted to another: He was one of her many admirers.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.admirer - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.admirer - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
anglophil, anglophile - an admirer of England and things English
believer, truster - a supporter who accepts something as true
Boswell - a devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds
cheerleader - an enthusiastic and vocal supporter; "he has become a cheerleader for therapeutic cloning"
Confederate - a supporter of the Confederate States of America
corporatist - a supporter of corporatism
enthusiast, partizan, partisan - an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
Francophil, Francophile - an admirer of France and everything French
free trader - an advocate of unrestricted international trade
functionalist - an adherent of functionalism
Jacobite - a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts
loyalist, stalwart - a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
New Dealer - a supporter of the economic policies in the United States known as the New Deal
Graecophile, philhellene, philhellenist - an admirer of Greece and everything Greek
mainstay, pillar - a prominent supporter; "he is a pillar of the community"
Roundhead - a supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War
seconder - someone who endorses a motion or petition as a necessary preliminary to a discussion or vote
Shavian - an admirer of G. B. Shaw or his works
endorser, indorser, ratifier, subscriber - someone who expresses strong approval
well-wisher, sympathiser, sympathizer - someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
toaster, wassailer - someone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture
maintainer, sustainer, upholder - someone who upholds or maintains; "firm upholders of tradition"; "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy"
verifier, voucher - someone who vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement
Whig - a supporter of the American Revolution
2.admirer - a person who admiresadmirer - a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
venerator - someone who regards with deep respect or reverence
marveller, wonderer - someone filled with admiration and awe; someone who wonders at something
3.admirer - someone who admires a young womanadmirer - someone who admires a young woman; "she had many admirers"
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
fancier, enthusiast - a person having a strong liking for something
suer, suitor, wooer - a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"
worshiper, worshipper - someone who admires too much to recognize faults

admirer

noun
1. fan, supporter, follower, enthusiast, partisan, disciple, buff (informal), protagonist, devotee, worshipper, adherent, votary He was an admirer of her grandmother's paintings.
2. suitor, lover, boyfriend, sweetheart, beau, wooer He was the most persistent of her admirers.

admirer

noun
1. One who ardently admires:
Informal: fan.
2. A man who courts a woman:
Translations
مُعْجَب بِمُعْجَب بِأمْرَأَه
ctitelobdivovatel
beundrer
csodáló
aîdáandi
ctiteľobdivovateľ

admirer

[ədˈmaɪərəʳ] Nadmirador(a) m/f

admirer

[ədˈmaɪərər] n
(= fan) → admirateur/trice m/f
an admirer of sth/sb → un admirateur de qch/qn
(= suitor) → admirateur/trice m/f

admirer

nBewund(e)rer(in) m(f), → Verehrer(in) m(f); (dated, hum: = suitor) → Verehrer m (hum)

admirer

[ədˈmaɪərəʳ] nammiratore/trice

admire

(ədˈmaiə) verb
1. to look at with great pleasure and often to express this pleasure. I've just been admiring your new car.
2. to have a very high opinion of (something or someone). I admire John's courage.
ˈadmirable (ˈӕdmə-) adjective
extremely good. His behaviour during the riot was admirable.
ˈadmirably (ˈӕdmə-) adverb
extremely well. He's admirably suited to the job.
admiration (ӕdmiˈreiʃən) noun
They were filled with admiration at the team's performance.
adˈmirer noun
1. one who admires (someone or something). He is an admirer of Mozart.
2. a man who is attracted by a particular woman. She has many admirers.
adˈmiring adjective
an admiring glance.
adˈmiringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Weitbrecht-Rotholz was an enthusiastic admirer of Charles Strickland, and there was no danger that he would whitewash him.
Hatfield: an HUMBLE admirer he ought to consider himself; but I fear he has forgotten to number humility among his stock of Christian virtues.
Richard, a professed admirer of the joyous science in all its branches, could imitate either the minstrel or troubadour.
The elder woman, ashamed to be courted by a man younger than herself, made a point, whenever her admirer visited her, to pull out some portion of his black hairs.
Nobody listened to him, and he did not succeed in alienating a single admirer from the president of the Gun Club.
Young ladies have great penetration in such matters as these; but I think I may defy even your sagacity, to discover the name of your admirer.
No doubt my jealousy made an admirer of every one who went near her; but there were more than enough of them without that.
My aged admirer gently dropped my hand, and, with all possible politeness, changed the subject.
Tildy with the blunt nose, the hay-coloured hair, the freckled skin, the bag-o'-meal figure, had never had an admirer.
His greatest admirer could not have cordially justified his bringing his harpoon into breakfast with him, and using it there without ceremony; reaching over the table with it, to the imminent jeopardy of many heads, and grappling the beefsteaks towards him.
Let me hope that you will rescind that resolution about the horse, Miss Brooke," said the persevering admirer.
He even escorted the Bride up-stairs into Mr Merdle's presence; but this must be considered as an act of homage to the sex (of which he was an admirer, being notoriously captivated by the charms of a certain Duchess), and not as a committal of himself with the family.