zealous devotee

zealous devotee

A passionate follower (of someone or something). My boyfriend is a zealous devotee of this new diet, but if I have to eat another plate of vegetables, I'll lose my mind.
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Mullah Nazir was a zealous devotee of the faction of Mullah Umar of Afghanistan and, together with his Al-Qaeda allies, attacked American forces inside Afghanistan.
My hope and prayer is that, this (CDF) document notwithstanding, we will never doubt the love of God and the Blessed Mother for all of us-their zealous devotees from the entire world, Arguelles writes in his communique, but remain steadfast and determined to bring hope and blessings to many in this troubled world.
A small number of dissenting voices were crushed by the film's zealous devotees, accusing Nolan's critics of failing to understand the film.
On the other hand, the Black Nazarene crowd are zealous devotees, mostly males," he said.