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group·ie

 (gro͞o′pē)
n. Slang
1. A fan who follows a rock group around on tours.
2. An enthusiastic supporter or follower: a ballet groupie.
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groupie

(ˈɡruːpɪ)
n
1. (Pop Music) 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.
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group•ie

(ˈgru pi)

n.
1. a young person, esp. 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.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groupie - an enthusiastic young fan (especially a young woman who follows rock groups around)groupie - an enthusiastic young fan (especially a young woman who follows rock groups around)
buff, devotee, lover, fan - an ardent follower and admirer
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Translations

groupie

[ˈgruːpɪ] Ngrupi mf fan de un grupo pop
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groupie

[ˈgruːpi] ngroupie f
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groupie

nGroupie nt
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groupie

[ˈgruːpɪ] n (fam) → groupie m/f fanatico seguace di un gruppo (o un cantante) rock
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Dolly, just out of Wellesley in the late '60s, goes up to a summer music colony and meets Alfred - a "gangly redhead in a not very clean seersucker suit, who laughed much too loud while telling dirty jokes," who makes fun of her for being a prig, admits he's a "groupie of the avant-garde," and wears crocodile shoes.
These words of wisdom come from Sarah, a self- confessed tennis groupie whose steely determination to go five sets in a top player's bed would do credit to any ambitious Grand Slam contender.
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Growing up in a small Swiss town in the late '70s, Pipilotti Rist - a John Lennon fan and inveterate Yoko Ono groupie long before Ono's ascension to art-rock diva status - came to art by way of pop music.
Melbourne, Dec 20 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder's former colleague has claimed that Julian Assange had a groupie following like that of Rolling Stones frontman and lothario Mick Jagger.
FANS often come up with inventive gifts for their idols - and none more so than the Depeche Mode groupie who gave each member of the group a speciallymade book.
Benway groupie? Since 1990, the French artist has undergone elective plastic surgery six times (and will go under the knife again in New York) in an attempt to make herself look like a computer-generated "ideal," pieced together not from spare body parts but from art-historical references--the forehead of the Mona Lisa, the eyes of a School of Fontainebleau Diana, the nose of Gerome's Psyche, the lips of Boucher's Europa, and the chin of Botticelli's Venus.
Right, singing; GROUPIE 1; GROUPIE 2; GROUPIE 3 Doherty flirts with girls on DVD in scenes that sent Kate crazy and ended up with him being dumped
LORD FORSYTH, Margaret Thatcher's groupie and home boy, wants to abolish the Scottish Parliament.
'I'd far rather hook up with someone at an interview than a groupie. Like an MTV VJ or something.'
'I'd give them my number but I don't want to look like a total groupie.'