fan base

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fan base

:a group of fans for a particular sport or team
  • The sport's fan base is growing.

Word by Word Definitions

fan play
  1. : any of various devices for winnowing grain

  2. : an instrument for producing a current of air: such as

  3. : a device that is held in the hand and moved back and forth to cool a person and that is usually shaped like a segment of a circle and composed of material (such as feathers or paper) mounted on thin rods or slats moving about a pivot so that the device may be closed compactly when not in use

  1. : to drive away the chaff of (grain) by means of a current of air

  2. : to eliminate (chaff) by winnowing

  3. : to move or impel (air) with a fan

  1. : an enthusiastic devotee (as of a sport or a performing art) usually as a spectator

  2. : an ardent admirer or enthusiast (as of a celebrity or a pursuit)

base play
  1. : the lower part of a wall, pier, or column considered as a separate architectural feature

  2. : the lower part of a complete architectural design (as of a monument)

  3. : the bottom of something considered as its support : foundation

  1. : to make, form, or serve as a base for

  2. : to find a foundation or basis for : to find a base (see 1base 3a) for

  1. : of little height

  2. : low in place or position

  3. : bass


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