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camp follower

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcamp followerˈcamp ˌfollower noun [countable]  especially British EnglishSUPPORT A PERSON, GROUP, OR PLAN someone who supports an organization or a political party, but who is not actually a member of it
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camp followerWhether neighbour, camp follower or convenient snack, the wolves changed little as their owners were transformed.
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