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 ?
The simple admirer of the war-horse instantly fell back to a low, gaunt, switch-tailed mare, that was unconsciously gleaning the faded herbage of the camp nigh by; where, leaning with one elbow on the blanket that concealed an apology for a saddle, he became a spectator of the departure, while a foal was quietly making its morning repast, on the opposite side of the same animal.
My attention to them all really went to seeing them amuse themselves immensely without me: this was a spectacle they seemed actively to prepare and that engaged me as an active 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.
The young man had been the first admirer, but she trusted there was no other hold, and that there would be no serious difficulty, on Harriet's side, to oppose any friendly arrangement of her own.
In the evening costume of a servant, no admirer of beauty could have looked at her once and not have turned again to look at her for the second time.
No doubt my jealousy made an admirer of every one who went near her; but there were more than enough of them without that.
The ladies, in particular, were not disposed to scan too nicely the morals of a man who was a professed admirer of their sex, and who possessed many means of dispelling the ennui which was too apt to intrude upon the halls and bowers of an ancient feudal castle.
My lord was pleased to represent me as a great admirer of projects, and a person of much curiosity and easy belief; which, indeed, was not without truth; for I had myself been a sort of projector in my younger days.
Taking some one else's admirer when one loses one's own.
While they were talking, the musician, singer, and poet, who had sung the two stanzas given above came in, and making a profound obeisance to Don Quixote said, "Will your worship, sir knight, reckon and retain me in the number of your most faithful servants, for I have long been a great admirer of yours, as well because of your fame as because of your achievements?
The house may be suspected; but I deny that it is so in the part of it inhabited my Monsieur d'Artagnan, for I can affirm, sire, if I can believe what he says, that there does not exist a more devoted servant of your Majesty, or a more profound admirer of Monsieur the Cardinal.
If I mistake not you are an admirer of paintings, at least I judged so from the attention you appeared to be bestowing on mine when I entered the room.