Groupie



[groo-pee] /ˈgru pi/

noun, Informal.
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.
/ˈɡruːpɪ/
noun (slang)
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
n.

“girl who follows pop groups,” 1967, from group (n.) in the pop music sense + -ie.

modifier

: The ”groupie” syndrome, personified by adulatory novices of science flocking around the luminaries

noun

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