a fan of (someone or something)

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a fan of (someone or something)

Someone who strongly likes, appreciates, supports, and/or is interested in someone or something. You might find this hard to believe, but Cheryl's a big fan of heavy metal. I'm a big fan of Jen's new boyfriend—especially after the parade of losers she's brought home over the years! Sorry, but I'm not really a fan of Art Deco.
See also: fan, of

*fan of someone

to be a follower of someone; to idolize someone. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) My mother is still a fan of the Beatles. I'm a great fan of the mayor of the town.
See also: fan, of
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Roman said: "If you're a fan of someone and they come in and you meet them for the first time, you are a little bit in awe.
Maybe you have never been a fan of someone? However, they're a fan of yours.
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"Fangirl" is a girl or woman who is an extremely or overly enthusiastic fan of someone or something.
Fangirl, a girl or woman who is an extremely or overly enthusiastic fan of someone or something
I make it a point to constantly tell them that it's okay to be a fan of someone but there is no originality in copying them.
What a difference it might have made to literature if Patrick had been a fan of someone whose nomenclature was less dignified?
"And looking around we've got Lee Westwood, Steve Harper, Steve Harmison, Tony McCoy, and everyone is a fan of someone else here."
She claimed her family had "abandoned" her and referring to Julia in January, she wrote: "Do you want to be a fan of someone so cruel?
And do you know someone who's a dedicated fan of someone - but they'd rather not broadcast it?
And in an attempt to turn moviegoers against the popular leading lady she added: "Do you want to be a fan of someone so cruel?