Follower and Minion


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Follower noun – One who follows the opinions or teachings of another.
Usage example: the followers of Gandhi have spread his philosophy of nonviolence all over the world

Minion is a synonym for follower in inferior topic. In some cases you can use "Minion" instead a noun "Follower", when it comes to topics like attendant, over, acolyte. popular alternative
Nearby Words: follow, following, followed
Synonyms for Follower


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Minion noun – A person or thing that is preferred over others.
Follower is a synonym for minion in sycophant topic. You can use "Follower" instead a noun "Minion", if it concerns topics such as inferior, over, underling. popular alternative
Synonyms for Minion

How words are described

human human follower human minion
average average follower average minion
single single follower single minion
loyal loyal follower loyal minion
Other adjectives: powerful, male, big, treacherous, potential, main, obedient, new, reluctant, useful, former, mere, next, unwilling, favorite, strongest.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / The Binding of Isaac It's a minion/follower that charges into enemies in a straight line when "fired" along with Isaac's tears, exploding on contact.
  • The Igor And von Zinzer, Agatha's follower whose reluctance to fall into "minion" routine, while useful in itself, produces hilarious scenes.
    Source: The Igor
  • Evil Minions The protagonist Thistle the gnome is a devout follower and, later, paladin of Grumble who spent a good deal of his past as a minion or henchman to some ne'er do well or another.
    Source: Evil Minions
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