Definition of camp follower noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    camp follower

    BrE BrE//ˌkæmp ˈfɑːləʊə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæmp ˈfɑːloʊər//
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  1. 1a person who supports a particular group or political party but is not a member of it
  2. 2(in the past) a person who was not a soldier but followed an army from place to place to sell goods or services
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: camp follower