Janeite

noun
Jane·​ite | \ ˈjā-ˌnīt How to pronounce Janeite (audio) \

Definition of Janeite

: an enthusiastic admirer of Jane Austen's writings

First Known Use of Janeite

1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Janeite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Janeite. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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