- fans collectively, as of a motion-picture star or a professional game or sport.
Origin of fandom
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Examples from the Web for fandom
So why does its fandom seem largely limited to the Gen Xers who saw the show in its first run?The Childish Genius of Pee-wee’s Playhouse
October 23, 2014
It took a few years of fandom before Bart Spanfellner began to gather.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos
July 28, 2014
The bounty hunter found his fandom through small appearances.The Cult of Boba Fett: The ‘Star Wars’ Bounty Hunter’s Spin-Off
June 5, 2014
But only as long as you call that fandom a “guilty pleasure.”Inside the Bizarre World of ‘Bronies,’ Adult Male Fans of ‘My Little Pony’
May 1, 2014
An oblique view of baseball full of hijinks, havoc, and humor, this is fandom to the extreme.Home Runs, Frozen Ropes, And Some Wild Cards In Best Baseball Books
April 11, 2014
And I attribute Mr. Koot's fate to nothing less than the schisms of fandom.
When fandom had its schism, Koot immediately developed a split personality.
Word Origin and History for fandom
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper