fan letter

noun
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of fan letter

: a letter sent to a public figure by an admirer

Examples of fan letter in a Sentence

  1. She sent a fan letter to her favorite star.

Recent Examples of fan letter from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'fan letter.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of fan letter

1932

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

FAN LETTER Defined for English Language Learners

fan letter

Definition of fan letter for English Language Learners

  • : a letter sent to a famous person by a fan


Learn More about fan letter


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fan letter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

soothing, mild, or foolish

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name More Food!

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!