Meaning of follower


Pronunciation: (fol'ō-ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that follows.
  2. a person who follows another in regard to his or her ideas or belief; disciple or adherent.
  3. a person who imitates, copies, or takes as a model or ideal: He was little more than a follower of current modes.
  4. an attendant, servant, or retainer.
  5. a boyfriend or suitor, esp. of a maidservant.
  6. a part receiving motion from or following the movements of another part, esp. a cam.
  7. a concrete form attached to the head of a timber pile to permit casting of a concrete cap or pier.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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