1. [syn: fan, buff, devotee, lover]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Devotee \Dev`o*tee"\, n.
One who is wholly devoted; esp., one given wholly to
religion; one who is superstitiously given to religious
duties and ceremonies; a bigot.
While Father Le Blanc was very devout he was not a
devotee. --A. S. Hardy.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an ardent follower and admirer [syn: fan, buff,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
70 Moby Thesaurus words for "devotee":
Christian, God-fearing man, accepter, addict, adherent, admirer,
aficionado, amateur, aspirant, aspirer, believer, booster, buff,
bug, candidate, catechumen, churchgoer, churchite, churchman,
collector, communicant, convert, coveter, crank, daily communicant,
desirer, devotionalist, dilettante, disciple, energumen,
enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fanatico, fancier, fiend, follower,
freak, good Christian, groupie, habitue, hankerer, head, hopeful,
hound, idolater, idolizer, infatuate, junkie, lover,
lunatic fringe, monomaniac, neophyte, nut, pietist, proselyte,
receiver, religionist, rooter, saint, solicitant, suitor, theist,
truster, votary, wanter, wisher, worshiper, yearner, zealot