Meaning of “supporter” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /səˈpɔːtər/
Extra Examples
He was a staunch supporter of the Communist party.She is a vocal supporter of women's rights.I am a fervent supporter of animal rights.Many traditional supporters are refusing to back the plans.She became a supporter of many social causes.

B2 someone who supports a particular idea, group, or person:

a strong supporter of the government
SPORTS mainly UK

B1 someone who likes a particular sports team and wants them to win:

English football supporters

(Definition of “supporter” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)