Examples from the Web for follower
When I started writing this book, I noticed that I had a new Twitter follower by the name of Lonnie Konkel.
Al-Zarqawi believed in the importance of purging apostates – something his follower clearly endorses.
In early 2011, Russia warned the U.S. that Tsarnaev, who grew up in the region, was a follower of radical Islam.
At other times, he spoke of emulating the settler movement, of which he was a follower in his youth.
In July, 2012, he awarded a house to his three-millionth Twitter follower.
These were the visionary and turbulent (p. 37) Archer and his follower Ratcliffe.The Beginners of a Nation|Edward Eggleston.
He regarded him as a follower of the evil one, and could not hear his name mentioned with equanimity.
Johnson had a relation called Nathaniel, and Pickwick had a “follower” also Nathaniel.Pickwickian Manners and Customs|Percy Fitzgerald
His Excellency, too, is a man of warlike turn, a follower of the sports of the field.The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray
It is not that Scott could not have done what his follower did, had he so chosen; only that as a matter of fact he did not.James Fenimore Cooper|Thomas R. Lounsbury
British Dictionary definitions for follower
Word Origin and History for follower
Old English folgere "retainer, servant, disciple; successor," agent noun from follow. Related: Followers.