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  • n. One who admires.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who admires; one who esteems or loves greatly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who admires; specifically, one who pays court to or manifests his admiration of a woman; a lover.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who admires a young woman
  • n. a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves
  • n. a person who backs a politician or a team etc.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Alex's suggestion to turn the conversation back onto the admirer is absolutely right on.

    Assassins and Missed Opportunities

  • As Mitchell's prominence has waned, the veteran US mediator Dennis Ross has gained influence? and Ross's approach, says one non-admirer, is "you do whatever is the maximum the Israelis will do".

    Credit to Obama for sticking with the Middle East. But it's gone very wrong

  • Her admirer is a bold wild pig who tries (e.g.) to relax his heroine with a fly (caused by cannabis) LOL ....

    Friday Book Club

  • As a great McCain admirer, I am sad to say it, but the truth is the video of Powell's endorsement will boil across You Tube and do great damage in these closing days of the campaign.

    Powell - Swampland -

  • As an Obama voter and contributor, but also long-term admirer of Ralph Nader, I understand exactly what Nader meant: Obama is going to have to choose whether to simply respond to focus groups and triangulate to the middle ground for the sake of his political skin behavior fitting of a Clinton or other typical Democratic reptile, or whether to truly lead the nation in a new direction.

    Nader Defends Obama Slur - The Caucus Blog -

  • Once the admirer is gone, who is going to do that?

    Graveside Tribute

  • Thus, when her titled admirer offers himself, she sings,

    The Growth of English Drama

  • McLeish is a long-term admirer of N'Zogbia who has one year remaining on his current deal with the Latics.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish is a long-term admirer of N'Zogbia, who has one year remaining on his current deal with But he will take nothing for granted after the events of last year. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I must admit that I am a long-term admirer of the younger Neville and I think Moyles, who is an excellent manager by the way, would be absolutely start staring bonkers to let him go whatever the price.

    BBC Ouch! Blog

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