fan mail


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fan mail

n.
Mail sent to a public figure by admirers.
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fan mail

n
mail sent to a famous person, such as a pop musician or film star, by admirers
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fan′ mail`


n.
fan letters collectively.
[1920–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fan mail - mail sent to public figures from their admirers; "he hired someone to answer his fan mail"
fan letter - a letter that is a piece of fan mail
mail, post - any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post"
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Translations

fan mail

nlettere fpl degli ammiratori
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EDDIE FROM FRASIER This Parson Russell Terrier's real name was Moose and he received more fan mail than any other member of the cast.
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I've had more fan mail from that than anything I've ever done Award-winning actor Dame Harriet Walter I would have had to be a smiley mediator, which isn't in my nature Craig Revel Horwood, explaining why it was right he should not be replacing Len Goodman as head judge on Strictly Come Dancing I've had an aversion to Twitter because of Donald Trump: I've found it so gross because of him US actor Julia Stiles I kiss all my kids on the lips.
I've had more fan mail from that than anything I've ever done" - Award-winning actress Dame Harriet Walter.
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