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[fan-boi] /ˈfænˌbɔɪ/
noun, Informal: Often Disparaging.
an obsessive male fan, especially of something technological or from popular culture:
Apple fanboys lined up to buy the new phone.
Often, fanboi.
Origin of fanboy
1915-20; fan2 + boy Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  1. A person obsessed with an element of video or electronic culture, such as a game, sci-fi movie, comic or anime´, music, etc; a person obsessed with a single subject or hobby
  2. A person obsessed with an actor or a fictional character (1919+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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