- a person who practices yoga.
Also yo·gin [yoh-gin] /ˈyoʊ gɪn/.
Origin of yogi
1610–20; < Sanskrit yogī, nominative singular of yogin, derivative of yoga yoga
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Historical Examples of yogin
- a person who is a master of yoga
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Word Origin and History for yogin
"one who practices yoga," 1610s, from Hindi yogi, from Sanskrit yoga- (see yoga).
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