from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See worshiper.

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  • noun A person who worships, especially at a place of assembly for religious services.

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

  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
  • noun a person who has religious faith


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  • “I am not,” said Mr. Slope, to whom the word worshipper was peculiarly distasteful.

    Barchester Towers

  • The hero-worshipper is gradually changing from the savage to the civilized conception of his divinities.

    Elihu Root - Nobel Lecture

  • I inferred that he was a sun worshipper from the way in which he constantly had his face turned upward, except when he bent forward to kiss the ground on which he knelt.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

  • As such daily refit their bodily strength till they reach Jerusalem, so the spiritual worshipper is daily supplied with spiritual strength by God's grace till he appears before God in heaven. appeareth ...

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • "I am not," said Mr. Slope, to whom the word worshipper was peculiarly distasteful.

    Barchester Towers

  • One way to instantly tell a Bush-worshipper from a normal person is to read their “writings” and see if they don’t give a logical reason for their claims, but instead call someone a “moonbat.”

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  • The victims are accordingly brought forward -- an ox from the plough, a ram or a goat, according as the worshipper is a farmer, a shepherd, or a goatherd; sometimes it is only frankincense or a honey cake; nay, a poor man may conciliate the

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 01

  • They are not based on the inner value of what is done, on the impulse arising out of fresh occasions, but on the positive command of a will outside the worshipper, which is not explained, and which prescribes every particular.


  • "I must have been a sport," he says of himself -- a born word worshipper,

    My Boyhood

  • Judah has dealt treacherously, and broken covenant with God, the covenant made in Ezra's time with reference to this very thing; he has profaned the holiness of the Lord by marrying the daughter (that is, the worshipper) of a strange god.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume II (Joshua to Esther)


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