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fan mail

noun
1.
fan letters collectively.
Origin of fan mail
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Baby, however, was still available for new pictures, and in a few days a girl had to be hired to take care of his fan mail.

    Little Fuzzy Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for fan mail

fan mail

noun
1.
mail sent to a famous person, such as a pop musician or film star, by admirers
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