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stan for (someone or something)

verb, slang To be an extremely passionate and devoted fan of someone or something, typically a certain celebrity. Although the term is a reference to Eminem's 2000 song "Stan," about a violent and obsessed fan, it not usually used to convey such extreme or negative behaviors. My sister stans for Taylor Swift and always spends hours trying to decode the meaning behind her tweets. What was the song that first made you stan for BTS?
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stan

1. verb, slang To be an extremely passionate and devoted fan of someone or something, typically a certain celebrity. Although the term is a reference to Eminem's 2000 song "Stan," about a violent and obsessed fan, it not usually used to convey such extreme or negative behaviors. What was the song that first made you stan BTS? My sister stans for Taylor Swift and is trying hard to decode the meaning behind her latest tweets.
2. noun, slang Such a fan. All the Taylor Swift stans are trying hard to decode what her latest tweets mean. BTS stans are the best fandom!
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