groupie

[groo-pee]
noun Informal.
1.
a young person, especially 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: a tennis groupie.

Origin:
1965–70; group + -ie

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groupie (ˈɡruːpɪ)
 
n
1.  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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  1. n.
    a young woman who follows a band seeking romance with the band members. : Would you believe that Sally was a groupie when she was nineteen?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
She thereupon decided to marry him and attached herself to the company, as a sort of groupie, for that purpose.
Surely they had admirers, but the word groupie hadn't been invented.
The groupie stories were kept hushed, and the images of superstars tended not to get sullied unless they stepped outside the law.
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