fanboy

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fanboy

1. noun A male who is very interested in or devoted to an element of pop culture (such as a celebrity, athlete, book series, TV show, band, or movie). My brother Eric is such a "Star Wars" fanboy that his voicemail message is "This isn't the Eric you're looking for," like he's Obi-Wan Kenobi!
2. verb To express excessive glee and excitement over a person or thing that one likes. My brother totally fanboyed when he met his favorite football player.
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Nelson describes himself as a fanboy of K-pop and K-drama and a 'filming locator.' He means that he looks for filming locations of his favorite dramas.
'But as a fanboy, it is the best thing that happened in my life.'
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli says he had a fanboy moment when he got a chance to meet singer Arijit Singh.
By hosting an event July 16, Legendary's guaranteed to command the attention of many a fanboy, rewing up the hype for the film before the convention officially begins two days later.
She has a fanboy's love of keeping secrets and being in the know, illustrated by her eagerness to wear military uniforms in Iraq and to brag about her supposed "security clearance" that other reporters didn't have.
It was February this year when he showed his adorable side to the world as a fanboy.