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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun devotee:

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Definition of the noun devotee

What does devotee mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: devotees

  1. an ardent follower and admirer
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of devotee: buff / fan / lover
    • more generic word: follower = a person who accepts the leadership of another
    • more specific words:
      • aerophile = a lover of aviation
      • aficionado = a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
      • amorist = one dedicated to love and lovemaking especially one who writes about love
      • bacchanal / bacchant = a drunken reveller
      • groupie = an enthusiastic young fan
      • metalhead = a fan of heavy metal music
    • member of: followers / following = a group of followers or enthusiasts

Alternative definition of the noun devotee

noun

  1. An ardent enthusiast or admirer
  2. A fanatical or zealous believer in a particular religion or god

Film

"Devotee" is the story of Hervé, an assertive 43-year-old man who was born without arms and legs. He meets a gorgeous young man online, a devotee who seems like he might be different. Their encounters prove Hervé’s difficulty in finding a true connection with someone who is interested in treating him like a person rather than a mere fetish.

Characters

  1. Devotee is a fictional character from the 1975 film Sanyasi.
  2. Devotee is a fictional character from the 1977 film Shirdi Ke Sai Baba.
  3. Devotee is a fictional character from the 2008 film Yes Man.
  4. Devotee is a fictional character from the 2007 film Nobel Son.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Devotee

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Google previewThe Essence of Bhagavad Gita (2002)

by Braja Dulal Mookherjee

A devotee is a part of God. Sri Ramakrishna always had a saying:...

Google previewA Dictionary, Gujarátí and English (1868)

by Shāpurjī Edaljī

One engaged wholly in the exercises of devotion and mortification, an austere devotee, an ascetic. (rWW Austerity &c, fofa affix.) Cltrtl, /• Inquiry or examination into ; investigation of. 2 Revisal;collation;inspection. ClNrtt«1R, m. An investigator ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions (2013)

Volume 1: A - L; Volume 2: M - Z by Patrick Taylor, Frederick I. Case

Nevertheless, the devotee cannot conceive of a ceremony without immolation. Thus, we are presented with an obvious antagonism. The deity values the blood, which is unclean to the devotees. Why is blood perceived in this way, favored by ...

Google previewA Dictionary Hindustani and English (1834)

by John Shakespear

A worshipper, an as- cetick, a devotee. Lj tappd, s. m. Division, district, parish. (j-Lj tapds (r. Shine, burn) s. f. 1. Sunshine, the sunbeams. 2. Toil, labour. CiLj tapak (Pers. d/UU) s. m. 1. Affection, esteem, regard, love, zeal, ardour.

Google previewA Smaller Hindustani and English Dictionary (187?)

Printed Entirely in the Roman Character, Conformable to the System Laid Down by Sir William Jones, and Improved Since His Time by Duncan Forbes

a servant, a devotee ; a slave. a. abddl, m. a religious person, ...

Google previewA dictionary, Hindustani and English, a English and Hindustani ... 4. ed. enlarged (1849)

by John Shakespear

A worshipper, an ascetic, a devotee. H. k3 tappd, s. m. Division, district, parish. s. c-be tapds (r. तप Shine, burn) s. f. 1. Sunshine, 2. Toil, labour. H- k5 tdppd, s. (dakh) A small heap of cow-dung or other excrement ...

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Small photo of Hindu devotee lights earthen lamps as she celebrate Hindus Diwali Festival , Diwali, known as the 'Festival of LightsSmall photo of wishes from the heart. friday pray. say a Mohammedan prayer.Islamic devotee performing her namazSmall photo of Bhimashankar Temple / India 29 May 2018 Devotee offering their prayers to a statue of Lord Hanuman at Behind The Bhimashankar temple in Bhimashankar Maharashtra IndiaSmall photo of Hindu devotee lights lamps as she celebrate Hindus Devali FestivalSmall photo of Penang, Malaysia - February 9th, 2017: Close up potrait shot of a devotee lifting up his offering on Thaipusam day.This sacrifice performed by devotees to worship Lord MuruganSmall photo of Penang, Malaysia - February 9th, 2017: A potrait shot of a devotee lifting up his kavadi on Thaipusam day.This sacrifice performed by devotees to worship Lord MuruganSmall photo of Penang, Malaysia - February 9th, 2017: A devotee is ready with his kavadi on Thaipusam day.This sacrifice performed by devotees to worship Lord Murugan More...

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Quotes about Devotee

I was a new devotee of Eastern mysticism and even though I did not join that particular group, I could well have done. They seemed a bit extreme but I regarded myself as not quite ready. (Mary Garden)
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Scrabble value of D2E1V4O1T1E1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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