- fiction written by fans of a TV series, movie, etc., using existing characters and situations to develop new plots.
- a work of fiction in this genre.
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Examples from the Web for fanfic
I suddenly realized at some point what it was that bugged me about Battlestar Galactica—it was fanfic!How ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and FanFiction Conquered Pop Culture
May 6, 2014
- fiction written around previously established characters invented by other authors
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