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fanboy

a male fan, especially one who is obsessive about comics, music, or science fiction
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fan·boy

 (făn′boi′)
n.
A boy or man who is ardently devoted to a single hobby or interest.
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fanboy

(ˈfænˌbɔɪ)
n
informal an overly-obsessive male fan of music, film, etc.
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