One who admires one who esteems or really loves considerably
- someone who admires a lady
- somebody who admires; a person who esteems or respects or approves
- somebody who backs a politician or a team etc.
- One who admires; one that esteems or loves greatly.
c.1600, broker noun from admire (v.). "in accordance message, a lover" [Johnson], a sense taped from 1704.
(n.) One who admires; person who esteems or loves significantly.
He was returned to the House of Commons in that year for the Irish borough of Carlow, and became a devoted admirer and adherent of Mr Gladstone; but he was practically a silent member, and his parliamentary career came to an end after the general election of 1865, when, having headed the poll for Bridgnorth, he was unseated on a scrutiny; he contested Bridgnorth again in 1868, but without success.