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groupie

1. slang Someone who pursues a celebrity or performer, most often a musician or member of a band, typically by following their performance tour, in order to gain intimate access to them, and especially to pursue a sexual relationship or encounter. The term was originally applied primarily to women who pursued rock musicians in such a way. Aunt Ida was a groupie for Grand Funk Railroad in the '70s? Are you for real?
2. slang By extension, a passionate fan of someone or something. I'm a real groupie of that author, so of course I'm going to her reading tomorrow night.

groupie

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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And she's not planning to retire from a career as a groupie anytime soon.
She formed a groupies' gang called GTO - Girls Together Outrageously - who made it their mission to get close to their idols.
A groupie she may have been, but she was far from the drug-adled doormat sex toy that the word groupie can conjure in the popular imagination.
But she was feisty with it, though, one of a groupie troupe encouraged by friend Frank Zappa to form a band, the GTOs, whose exploits make the supposed "Girl Power" activities of the Spice Girls look like pre-schoolers playing in a sandpit.
Though the collages/page layouts reflect art as well as infamy--there is no shortage of pictures taken directly from Clark's photographic series--in essence, this show is for groupies and about being a groupie. A young artist and writer told me he had spent hours there.
Like everything else in Diary of a Groupie, nothing is what it seems.
Just when it seems Diary of a Groupie merely has a formulaic plot of raw sexual escapades and one-dimensional men, Omar Tyree turns up the intrigue.
Dupont said: "If you're going to call me a groupie, then I'll tell you that I'm the best.
It's a case of like daughter like mother when you remember Goldie's offspring Kate Hudson also played a groupie in Almost Famous.
Had a threesome with rock 'n' roll wildman Little Richard and a groupie.
Instead, she referred to the research which helped her make her role as a groupie, Penny Lane, her own in Cameron Crowe's rock biopic Almost Famous.
Like the top-seeded player's wife who returned to their rented home, found him in bed with a groupie and hit him over the head with a bottle.