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  1. a young person, especially a teenage girl, who is an ardent admirer of rock musicians and may follow them on tour.

  2. an ardent fan of a celebrity or of a particular activity: a tennis groupie.

Origin of groupie

First recorded in 1965–70; group + -ie

Words Nearby groupie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use groupie in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for groupie


/ (ˈɡruːpɪ) /

  1. 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

  2. an enthusiastic follower of some activity: a political groupie

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