the fans of a celebrity, team, media franchise, etc., when considered collectively: The fan base was crushed when the team moved to a different city.The studio marketed the sequels heavily to the franchise’s established fan base.
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How to use fan base in a sentence
“I want a chance to win, and I don’t want to be a player who signs a long-term deal and then is resented, either by the fan base or the organization or on my end for having my performance slip below what my contract dictates,” Bauer said.Trevor Bauer, unorthodox star with an unorthodox deal, gets an unorthodox Dodgers intro | Chelsea Janes | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Musk built a cult-like fan base that will follow him into the infernos of hell or the vacuum of space or wherever else he wants to go and back again.
He steadily built a dedicated fan base to fund his comics through Kickstarter.He dreamed of creating his own African superhero universe. Now it’s finally paying off. | David Betancourt | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
He knows that it would turn off the fan base and that the Texans’ rebuilding effort would take even longer if Watson isn’t on the team.Predicting the future for Deshaun Watson, Aaron Rodgers and other star NFL quarterbacks | John Clayton | January 26, 2021 | Washington Post
He’s also poised to be the future of the genre as he continuously shatters streaming records for country music and goes viral on apps like TikTok, maintaining the fierce loyalty of his largely Gen Z and millennial fan base.You might know Morgan Wallen because of the SNL incident. But he’s poised to be the future of country music. | Emily Yahr | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
The female fan base tends to hold steady at 38 percent, according to Amanda Regan, a spokeswoman for Feld Motor Sports.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture | Eliza Krigman | November 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Morgan hopefully has a beloved support network, and of course a large fan base to cheer him on.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury | Jean Kim | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No one agreed more than the members of an ardent and motivated fan base within the CIA.
What better way to reconnect with his fan base than to play the heartthrob he was once best known as?
Even my social networks were deleted, my videos removed, the fan base I had built lost forever.Sandi Thom On How To Make It As A Female Rock Star | Sandi Thom | April 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for fanbase
the body of admirers of a particular pop singer, football team, etc
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