ADJ. ardent, close, enthusiastic, keen a keen follower of football | dedicated, devoted, devout, faithful, loyal, true a true follower of Islam | local | sports | cricket, football, rugby, etc.
VERB + FOLLOWER have She still has many loyal followers. | attract | lead The myth says that he led a small band of followers to seek their fortune in distant lands.
PREP. among sb's ~ The king was not powerful enough to command respect among his followers.