Definition of sympathizer in US English:

sympathizer

noun

  • A person who agrees with or supports a sentiment or opinion.

    ‘a Nazi sympathizer’
    • ‘Funds were collected from the masses, sympathisers and well-wishers.’
    • ‘You need a network of supporters and sympathisers prepared to hide and give succour, financial and otherwise for the cause.’
    • ‘Simply put, just about every Colombian has done something that might result in him or herself being labeled a collaborator or sympathizer by one of Colombia's armed groups.’
    • ‘And when they are written by supporters or sympathisers of a person who has been active in politics they smack of propaganda.’
    • ‘He was a Communist - not a sympathizer or fellow traveler, but a card-carrying meeting-attender.’
    • ‘Charles's assurances that he had letters of support from sympathisers in England are themselves evidence of anxiety.’
    supporter, advocate, backer, well-wisher, ally, partisan, fellow traveller
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Pronunciation

sympathizer

/ˈsimpəˌTHīzər//ˈsɪmpəˌθaɪzər/