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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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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.
The context for the study is a nationwide community of Cyber Groupies who work together as Editorial Board members of the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT), a project that started in 1999.
We do get a lot of groupies coming to watch us and I'd be lying if I said there wasn't much female attention.
The Richard and Adam Groupie Group, fans of the singing brothers, inset top, have been given their own |show on Radio Deeside, from January 11; right, Karen Jones and Eleanor Tatler Hemmings prepare for the show
Not that top class rugby players need to go abroad to enjoy themselves in that department because most clubs I have been involved with have their hard quota of groupies who have more notches on their bedposts than most Wild West heroes had on their guns.
POP STARS: The cast of the rock movie Almost Famous (15) and (top) Kate Hudson as a groupie with Rolling Stone writer William played by Patrick Fugit
Padfield, who goes around with a bunch of money-grabbing soccer groupies, said her scouting mission to Scotland had been well worthwhile and she'd be back.
His Edie deals with Edie Sedgwick, the bedrugged Warhol groupie.
Had a threesome with rock 'n' roll wildman Little Richard and a groupie.
The Richard and Adam Groupie Group, which now has almost 1,200 members, hosted their Red Carpet Party at the Springfield Hotel in Holywell earlier this year in aid of Dementia UK and Parkinson's UK - two diseases that the brothers' paternal nan suffers from.
In The Boat That Rocked, a comedy released in the UK today, the 31-year-old plays devious groupie Eleonore.
It's a case of like daughter like mother when you remember Goldie's offspring Kate Hudson also played a groupie in Almost Famous.
During his childhood in Cleveland, he became what he called a "Fred and Ginger groupie.
It's thought his celebrity groupie will be in tow now her dad Sir Bob has accepted him as part of the family.