Part of speech: noun

One zealously devoted, as to religion; a zealot.

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Usage examples "devotee":

  1. Thus even the Pope was censured at the tribunal of the priest and the young devotee. - "A Second Home", Honore de Balzac.
  2. Under the influence of Father Ingleman, Philip Dubarry became a penitent and a devotee. - "Cruel As The Grave", Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth.
  3. The connection is such that the boy or youth becomes a devotee of business before he is developed into complete manhood. - "Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions", George S. Boutwell.