Originally Posted by 33idolfinder
Yes it does. The word you are looking for is 'slaves'
The definition of the word "follower" does not include the willingness or unwillingness of the follower. It is silent on that aspect. The word "slave" could certainly be used when describing an unwilling follower.
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1. a person or thing that follows.
2. a person who follows another in regard to his or her ideas or belief; disciple or adherent.
3. a person who imitates, copies, or takes as a model or ideal:
He was little more than a follower of current modes.
4. an attendant, servant, or retainer.
5. a person who follows or subscribes to another's posts on a social-media website:
He spent hours figuring out how to get more followers on Twitter.
6. British Informal. a boyfriend or suitor, especially of a maidservant.
7. Machinery. a part receiving motion from or following the movements of another part, especially a cam.
8. Engineering, Building Trades. a concrete form attached to the head of a timber pile to permit casting of a concrete cap or pier.