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yogi

[yoh-gee] /ˈyoʊ gi/
noun, plural yogis
[yoh-geez] /ˈyoʊ giz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person who practices yoga.
Also, yogin
[yoh-gin] /ˈyoʊ gɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Sanskrit yogī, nominative singular of yogin, derivative of yoga yoga

Berra

[ber-uh] /ˈbɛr ə/
noun
1.
Lawrence Peter ("Yogi") born 1925, U.S. baseball player and manager.
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  • Maybe you could use it to identify that secret yogi who's been creeping into your studio after hours.
British Dictionary definitions for yogi

yogi

/ˈjəʊɡɪ/
noun (pl) -gis, -gin (-ɡɪn)
1.
a person who is a master of yoga
Derived Forms
yogini (jəʊˈɡiːniː) noun:feminine
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Word Origin and History for yogi

"one who practices yoga," 1610s, from Hindi yogi, from Sanskrit yoga- (see yoga).

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