fanboy


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fanboy

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

fan·boy

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

fanboy

(ˈfænˌbɔɪ)
n
informal an overly-obsessive male fan of music, film, etc.
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Nelson describes himself as a fanboy of K-pop and K-drama and a 'filming locator.' He means that he looks for filming locations of his favorite dramas.
Much like Apple fanboys and fangirls, who sport the Apple logo on their cars or bikes.
The vitriol of the over-indulged fanboy has long been an unfortunately common component of blockbuster entertainment, from Marvel movies to "Game of Thrones." But just as other long-ingrained practices of a historically male-dominated movie industry are being reshaped, the sway of the sexist superfan may be waning.
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I brought it up with every one of the dozens of people I spoke to, and only one person appeared genuinely excited about it--and that was because he's not only an Apple fanboy but a devoted Plex user, and he's now anticipating a Plex app for the Apple TV.
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It'll be really hard to keep my inner fanboy in place when I meet them, but I love this band.
James C has been an obsessive Take That fanboy since, well, since back when Gary was fat.