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groupie

[ groo-pee ]
/ ˈgru pi /
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noun Informal.

a young person, especially a teenage girl, who is an ardent admirer of rock musicians and may follow them on tour.
an ardent fan of a celebrity or of a particular activity: a tennis groupie.

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Origin of groupie

First recorded in 1965–70; group + -ie
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groupie
/ (ˈɡruːpɪ) /

noun slang

an ardent fan of a celebrity, esp a pop star: originally, often a girl who followed the members of a pop group on tour in order to have sexual relations with them
an enthusiastic follower of some activitya political groupie
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