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fan mail

fan letters collectively.
Origin of fan mail
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for fan mail
  • He flees from the media spotlight, but answers all his fan mail.
  • One suspects she's received a lot of extremely odd fan mail.
  • Then he gets tired and falls asleep on top of the fan mail.
  • The brothers received more fan mail than any other prisoners in the jail.
  • We get letters of all kinds addressed to the sixth floor: complaints, fan mail, unsolicited manuscripts and story ideas.
  • But he also tries to respond personally to every piece of fan mail he gets during the season.
  • And many government agencies are getting fan mail for providing better service.
  • Occupying as many boxes as the scripts is their inevitable consequence: fan mail.
  • He makes a point of calling people back when he receives fan mail that includes a phone number.
British Dictionary definitions for fan mail

fan mail

mail sent to a famous person, such as a pop musician or film star, by admirers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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