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  • n. Someone who adores

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who adores; a worshiper; one who admires or loves greatly; an ardent admirer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who adores

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

  • n. someone who admires a young woman


to adore + -er (Wiktionary)


  • To be loved and to live in the presence of the adorer is the most beautifying of circumstances.

    Franklin Kane

  • "I suppose," he said -- and knocked the ashes from his cigar with elaborate care -- "I suppose your adorer is a good deal younger than you?"

    The Awakening of Helena Richie

  • Remained Balatta, who, from the time she found him and poked his blue eyes open to recrudescence of her grotesque female hideousness, had continued his adorer.


  • Because -- aside from the fact that I work for a magazine that has proven itself to be a true adorer and supporter of women at all sizes -- as a member of the mass media, we get chances to make an impact.

    Sunny Gold: Binge Eating Disorder: The Emotional Roots of a Physical Condition

  • You can use adorer in reference to love for a person?


  • Celebitchy banned me becasue she didn't like how outspoken I was, and I feel she might be a secret Jolie-Pitt hater / Anniston adorer, which sounds so silly but believe me, it's astounding how these particular celebrities cause such intense response from so many people, it's just mind-boggling.

  • Her champion seems evidently her admirer, and his father her adorer.


  • Indiana was handed out by her new adorer, the young baronet; and Eugenia was assisted by her new assailer, the young nobleman.


  • Was this indifference, or security? was she seeking to obtain in the Baronet a new adorer, or to excite jealousy, through his means, in an old one?


  • Ah! walk but one moment in the park, near the pales; deny not your miserable adorer this last single request, and he will fly this fatal climate which has swallowed up his repose for ever!


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