noun, Informal: Often Disparaging.
an obsessive female fan, especially of something technological or from popular culture:
a web forum for Star Wars fangirls.
adj. 1580s, “foppish,” from fangle (n.), based on a misinterpretation of newfangle as “fashionable” (see newfangled).
- Fang lizhi
/fæŋ ˈliːˈdʒɪ/ noun 1. 1936–2012, Chinese astrophysicist and human-rights campaigner, lived in the US from 1990
[fang-goh] /ˈfæŋ goʊ/ noun 1. clay or mud, especially a clay obtained from certain hot springs in Battaglio, Italy, used as a hot application in the treatment of certain diseases. /ˈfæŋɡəʊ/ noun 1. mud from thermal springs in Italy, used in the treatment of rheumatic disease
- Fa ngum
/ˈfɑː ˈŋʊm/ noun 1. 1316–74, founder and first king of Lan Xang (1354–73), a kingdom that included the present-day republic of Laos; abdicated