fan base

[ fan beys ]
/ ˈfæn ˌbeɪs /


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.

Origin of fan base

An Americanism dating back to 1975–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for fanbase

/ (ˈfænˌbeɪs) /


the body of admirers of a particular pop singer, football team, etc
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