- a person who accepts the teachings of another; disciple; adherent: a follower of Marx
- an attendant or henchman
- an enthusiast or supporter, as of a sport or team
- (esp formerly) a male admirer
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
- a person or thing that follows.
- a person who follows another in regard to his or her ideas or belief;
disciple or adherent.
- a person who imitates, copies, or takes as a model or ideal:a follower of current fashions.