fan letter
noun Date: 1932 a letter sent to a public figure by an admirer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fan letter — noun a letter that is a piece of fan mail • Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑missive • Part Holonyms: ↑fan mail * * * noun : a letter sent to a public figure (as in sports or the theater) by an admirer * * * a letter sent by an admiring fan, as to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fan letter — fan′ let ter n. cvb an admiring letter sent by a fan, as to a celebrity …   From formal English to slang

  • fan letter — a letter sent by an admiring fan, as to a celebrity. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

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  • fan mail — noun mail sent to public figures from their admirers he hired someone to answer his fan mail • Hypernyms: ↑mail, ↑post • Part Meronyms: ↑fan letter * * * noun : fan letters * * * fan letters collectively. [19 …   Useful english dictionary

  • letter of credit — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, Pastoral Epistle, acceptance, acceptance bill, aerogram, air letter, airgraph, bank acceptance, bank check, bill, bill of draft, bill of exchange, billet doux, blank check, bull, certificate, certificate… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • letter — n 1. missive, dispatch, written message; epistle, Obs. billet, note, line, bulletin; answer, reply, acknowledgement, bread and butter note, thank you note; business letter, form letter, drop letter; love letter, billet doux, Inf. mash note, fan… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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  • Fan fiction — (alternately referred to as fanfiction, fanfic, FF or fic) is a broadly defined term for fiction about characters or settings written by admirers of the original work, rather than by the original creators.… …   Wikipedia

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