fan mail

fan mail
noun Date: 1924 fan letters

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fan mail — fan′ mail n. fan letters collectively • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • fan mail — fan ,mail noun uncount letters sent to a particular famous actor, singer, etc. by people who like them very much …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fan mail — ☆ fan mail n. letters, esp. of praise or adulation from strangers, received by a prominent or well known person …   English World dictionary

  • Fan mail — See Fanmail (album) for the 1999 TLC album. Fan mail is mail sent to a public figure, especially a celebrity, by their admirers or fans .OverviewFan mail may be in the form of letters, cards, artworks, gifts, and so on; depending on the recipient …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • fan mail — fan letters collectively. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • fan mail — noun Mail sent to a public figure by their fans …   Wiktionary

  • fan mail — n. letters sent to famous people by their fans; letter that contains expressions of praise or admiration sent by a fan to a famous person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fan mail — /ˈfæn meɪl/ (say fan mayl) noun adulatory letters received by a well known personality in the sporting world, entertainment industry, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • fan mail — UK / US noun [uncountable] letters sent to a particular famous actor, singer etc by people who like them very much …   English dictionary

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