devotee

[ dev-uh-tee, -tey ]
/ ˌdɛv əˈti, -ˈteɪ /
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noun

a person who is greatly devoted to something.
a person who is extremely devoted to a religion; a follower.
an enthusiastic follower or fan: He's a devotee of jazz.

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Origin of devotee

First recorded in 1635–45; devote + -ee

synonym study for devotee

1, 3. See fanatic.
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British Dictionary definitions for devotee

devotee
/ (ˌdɛvəˈtiː) /

noun

a person ardently enthusiastic about or devoted to something, such as a sport or pastime
a zealous follower of a religion
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