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[fan-gurl] /ˈfænˌgɜrl/ Informal: Often Disparaging.
Sometimes, fangurl. an obsessive female fan, especially of comic books, science fiction, video games, music, or electronic devices:
a web forum for Star Wars fangirls.
verb (used without object)
(of a female fan) to demonstrate intense excitement at the mention or in the presence of a particular celebrity, film, product, etc., especially one associated with popular culture or technology:
This is the fourth time the actress has fangirled out on live TV.
Origin of fangirl
First recorded in 1930-35; fan2 + girl
Related forms
fangirling, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But the fan-girl led the way with the lamp swinging in her hand, as one accustomed to the mazes.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Ylga, the fan-girl, alone of all that vast multitude round the Sun temple contained herself with her formal paces and duties.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • But the place of the fan-girl behind was empty, and what we said as we rode back through the streets there was none to overhear.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • No, come to think of it, you liked a tender glance and a pretty phrase as well as any when you were fan-girl.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • You make me blush with your fine pleasantries, Deucalion, and there is no fan-girl here to-night to cool my cheek.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • Because you despise fine clothes, and because you have seen me only decked out as fan-girl, you think I am useless.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • The fan-girl tried to follow her mistress, and her small red eyes watched cautiously every one of Nehushta's movements.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster

    F. Marion Crawford

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