following noun

ADJ. big, considerable, great, large, mass, strong | limited, small | local | dedicated, devoted, faithful, fanatical, loyal | enthusiastic | personal | cult They enjoy a cult following in the UK.

VERB + FOLLOWING command, enjoy, have | acquire, attract, build up, create, gain, gather

PREP. ~ among Top of the range Scotches attract a fanatical following among whisky buffs.