[n] the principal character in a work of fiction
[n] a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
admirer, booster, champion, friend, supporter
advocate, advocator, anglophil, anglophile, antihero, believer, Boswell, character, Confederate, convert, endorser, enthusiast, exponent, fictional character, fictitious character, Francophil, Francophile, free trader, functionalist, Graecophile, Jacobite, loyalist, mainstay, maintainer, New Dealer, partisan, partizan, philhellene, philhellenist, pillar, proponent, ratifier, Roundhead, seconder, Shavian, stalwart, subscriber, sustainer, sympathiser, sympathizer, toaster, truster, upholder, verifier, voucher, wassailer, well-wisher, Whig