Definitions of admirer

  1. a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves
  2. One who admires; one who esteems or loves greatly.
  3. One who admires: a lover.

Usage examples for admirer

  1. He had been in Egypt; and was an admirer of the theology of that nation. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  2. My dear Laura," continued the young lady gravely, " an admirer of that sort is worth a good half- dozen younger ones. – Belles and Ringers by Hawley Smart
  3. This lady was a fervent admirer of the knightly gentleman, and had reason to like him, for he had once been her champion. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. I have a sweet little friend and she has a deadly admirer, and they will come with us. – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  5. But if, for example, your daughter is made the recipient, almost daily, of anonymous gifts of jewelry which arrive by mail, express, or messenger, and you are anxious to discover the identity of her admirer and return them, you will probably wish to engage outside assistance. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  6. Meanwhile, Thelma paced up and down her own boudoir, into which she had escaped through the sliding panel which had baffled her admirer. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  7. He was also an admirer of pretty Rosamund, whom he had known from childhood, although they did not meet very regularly, as Harry did not often intrude upon Cale on the Sunday, when he knew he liked to have Rosamund to himself. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  8. Coming out of the place the young lady's admirer heard her introduce Number Eleven to " Mr. and Mrs. Fair," and Mr. Fair, looking highly pleased, say, " I don't think I ever should have recognized you!" – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  9. She has the great merit for me, in the first place, of not being such an admirer of my wife. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  10. " You are an admirer of Tolstoi, Miss Castlemaine," he said, glancing towards a picture on the wall. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  11. His majestic stature, his expressive countenance, his enthusiastic glance, his whole being declared aloud- Flodoardo is Nature's favourite, and Rosabella had been always a great admirer of Nature. – The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory)
  12. For the last month he had, by his dark machinery, played desperately upon the feelings of Lady Aphrodite; and more than once had she despatched rapid notes to her admirer for counsel and for consolation. – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli
  13. " Oh, goodness me, how true that is," said the admirer. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  14. " Though he only saw you for a moment," I said, " he is your ardent admirer already." – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  15. Evidently a great admirer of Miss Oliphant. – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  16. " Our friend the doctor seems decidedly an ardent admirer. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King