|1.||any civilian, esp a prostitute, who unofficially provides services to military personnel|
|2.||a nonmember who is sympathetic to a particular group, theory, etc|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
A civilian who follows or settles near a military camp, especially a prostitute who does so. For example, The recruits were told not to associate with camp followers. [Early 1800s]
A person who sympathizes with a cause or group but does not join it. For example, She's only a camp follower so we can't count on her for a contribution.