late 14c., agent noun from worship (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Related Words for worshipper

devotee, votary, supplicant, adorer, churchgoer, communicant, congregant

Examples from the Web for worshipper

Historical Examples of worshipper

  • That the worshipper should be insincere in his worship was too dreadful to think of.

    Lord Kilgobbin

    Charles Lever

  • Himself a worshipper of intellect, it was intellectually that he mastered and developed them.

    Views and Reviews

    William Ernest Henley

  • But now the spell was broken at once, and the poor girl had lost a worshipper.

    David Elginbrod

    George MacDonald

  • In my youth I, too, was a worshipper of the mathematical cult.

    The Genius

    Margaret Horton Potter

  • The worshipper waited anxiously for the decision of the priest.