an overly enthusiastic fan, especially of a celebrity.
to be an overly enthusiastic fan of someone or something: He's my fave rapper but I don't stan for him.
Other definitions for Stan (2 of 3)
a male given name, form of Stanley.
Other definitions for -stan (3 of 3)
a combining form used humorously to form mock place names, as in Canuckistan, a nickname for Canada, or Nerdistan, any place dominated by high-tech industry and therefore supposedly populated by nerds: sometimes suggesting isolation, backwardness, or lack of freedom.
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How to use stan in a sentence
Clooney's personal publicist, stan Rosenfield, declined to comment.Hollywood vs. The Daily Mail: George Clooney and Angelina Jolie Take On The UK's Leanest, Meanest Gossip Machine | Lizzie Crocker, Lloyd Grove | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Arkansas, for instance, tabbed stan Heath to replace Nolan Richardson in 2002.Black College Football Coaches Don’t Get Second Chances | Evin Demirel | January 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, published a video in which he said that Glover should be given a chance.Netflix and Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ and a Brief History of Black Superheroes | Chancellor Agard | November 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, 13 years later, stan's little brother Matthew is back to avenge his death.‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ Review: Eminem’s a Great Rapper With Nothing to Say | Rawiya Kameir | November 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
So when Amador shows up dead, stan has sort of boxed himself into a corner.‘The Americans’: Noah Emmerich on Playing Stan Beeman, ‘Jane Got a Gun,’ and More | Jason Lynch | May 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
stan's to reason,' says I, 'it's an old deserted house, an' he's goin' to git part of a night's rest there.Country Neighbors | Alice Brown
I hadn't time to think, for I had passed t' point, and t' chap couldn't stan' no more.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
It's right ferninst where yer afther stan'in, up the stairs on the corner of Granefield Coort—over there, bedad.Duffels | Edward Eggleston
Miss Alice is ergwine ter stan twixt yu und de jedge, dats who.The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
"I'm agwine to stan betwixt yu und de jedge, dats who," replied Clarissa consequentially.The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington