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dev·o·tee

 (dĕv′ə-tē′, -tā′)
n.
1. One who is ardently devoted to something; an enthusiast or advocate: a devotee of sports.
2. An ardent or fanatical adherent of a religion.

devotee

(ˌdɛvəˈtiː)
n
1. (General Sporting Terms) a person ardently enthusiastic about or devoted to something, such as a sport or pastime
2. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a person ardently enthusiastic about or devoted to something, such as a sport or pastime
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a zealous follower of a religion

dev•o•tee

(ˌdɛv əˈti, -ˈteɪ)

n.
a person who is greatly devoted to something; enthusiast or fan.
[1635–45]
syn: See fanatic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.devotee - an ardent follower and admirerdevotee - an ardent follower and admirer  
followers, following - a group of followers or enthusiasts
aerophile - a lover of aviation
aficionado - a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
amorist - one dedicated to love and lovemaking especially one who writes about love
bacchanal, bacchant - a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
groupie - an enthusiastic young fan (especially a young woman who follows rock groups around)
metalhead - a fan of heavy metal music

devotee

noun
1. enthusiast, fan, supporter, follower, addict, admirer, buff (informal), fanatic, adherent, aficionado She is a devotee of Bach's music.

devotee

noun
1. A person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity:
Informal: buff, fan, fiend.
Slang: freak, nut.
2. One who ardently admires:
Informal: fan.
3. One zealously devoted to a religion:
Translations
ناذِرٌ نَفْسَه، مُتَحَمِّس
ctitelfandavyznavač
fantilhænger
rajongója
einlægur aîdáandi

devotee

[ˌdevəʊˈtiː] N
1. (Rel) → devoto/a m/f
2. (= enthusiast) → partidario/a m/f (of de)

devotee

[ˌdɛvəˈtiː] n
[subject, activity] → passionné(e) m/f
[saint, guru] → adepte mf

devotee

nAnhänger(in) m(f); (of a writer)Verehrer(in) m(f); (of music, poetry)Liebhaber(in) m(f)

devotee

[ˌdɛvəʊˈtiː] n
a. devotee (of) (enthusiast) → appassionato/a di
b. (Rel) → devoto/a

devote

(diˈvəut) verb
(with to) to give up wholly to or use entirely for. She devotes her life to music.
deˈvoted adjective
1. (sometimes with to) loving and loyal. a devoted friend; I am devoted to him.
2. (with to) given up (to). He is devoted to his work.
devotee (devəˈtiː) noun
a keen follower; an enthusiast. a devotee of football.
deˈvotion noun
1. great love. her undying devotion for her children.
2. the act of devoting or of being devoted. devotion to duty.
References in classic literature ?
Everywhere in the world the devotees of each local faith abhor the devotees of every other, and abstain from murder only so long as they dare not commit it.
For everywhere do I smell small concealed communities; and wherever there are closets there are new devotees therein, and the atmosphere of devotees.
It was high time, for all the devotees were already licking their chops over the "fine, flaming fagot.
Listen to me as well as to them, and then judge if my acts be not more in accord with true Barsoomian chivalry and honor than those of these revengeful devotees of the spurious creeds from whose cruel bonds I have freed your planet.
He can lead us to the heights, but he cannot keep us there, else would we all be devotees.
The ribs were hung with trophies; the vertebrae were carved with Arsacidean annals, in strange hieroglyphics; in the skull, the priests kept up an unextinguished aromatic flame, so that the mystic head again sent forth its vapory spout; while, suspended from a bough, the terrific lower jaw vibrated over all the devotees, like the hair-hung sword that so affrighted damocles.
The men and women who live and move in that new world of his creation are as varied as life itself; they are kings and beggars, saints and lovers, great captains, poets, painters, musicians, priests and Popes, Jews, gipsies and dervishes, street-girls, princesses, dancers with the wicked [44] witchery of the daughter of Herodias, wives with the devotion of the wife of Brutus, joyous girls and malevolent grey-beards, statesmen, cavaliers, soldiers of humanity, tyrants and bigots, ancient sages and modern spiritualists, heretics, scholars, scoundrels, devotees, rabbis, persons of quality and men of low estate--men and women as multiform as nature or society has made them.
Perfect calms at sea are always suspected by the experienced mariner to be the forerunners of a storm, and I know some persons, who, without being generally the devotees of superstition, are apt to apprehend that great and unusual peace or tranquillity will be attended with its opposite.
We caught a glimpse of the handsome tessellated pavements within and of the devotees performing their ablutions at the fountains, but even that we took that glimpse was a thing not relished by the Moorish bystanders.
Such homes had these various notabilities left behind them in the fine world of Paris, that the spies among the assembled devotees of Monseigneur--forming a goodly half of the polite company--would have found it hard to discover among the angels of that sphere one solitary wife, who, in her manners and appearance, owned to being a Mother.
The visitor was Bitski, who served on various committees, frequented all the societies in Petersburg, and a passionate devotee of the new ideas and of Speranski, and a diligent Petersburg newsmonger- one of those men who choose their opinions like their clothes according to the fashion, but who for that very reason appear to be the warmest partisans.
But there was a moment when he so outshone and overtopped all other divinities in my worship that I was effectively his alone, as I have been the helpless and, as it were, hypnotized devotee of three or four others of the very great.