groupies

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?
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