fan mail


Definition of fan mail

Examples of fan mail in a Sentence

The band gets a lot of fan mail.

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As the Apollo launch approached, video footage from Mission Control was broadcast around the world, including shots of Northcutt that prompted heaps of fan mail. Los Angeles Times, "How the women of NASA made their mark on the space program," 16 July 2019 There, George grew to a whopping 16-feet in length and became a star, regularly receiving fan mail and valentines from kids and was featured on clothing and postcards. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, "How A North Carolina Python Won A Purple Heart," 10 June 2019 Devoted fans routinely leave thousands of comments under high-traffic videos and correspond with the channel’s hosts via email and fan mail. Casey Newton, The Verge, "With an antitrust case looming, Apple’s new login tool is tempting fate," 5 June 2019 Cult leaders like Charles Manson have also received fan mail in the past. CBS News, "Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz getting fan mail," 30 Mar. 2018 In an attempt to keep busy, the actor asked the studio to have all of his fan mail sent directly to his apartment. Megan Harney, Good Housekeeping, "Henry Winkler Reveals the Sweet Way He Responded to "Happy Days" Fan Mail," 26 June 2015 Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams play ditzy 15-year-olds who witness part of the break-in while sneaking out to send fan mail to teen idol Bobby Sherman. Don Steinberg, WSJ, "For Filmmakers, Watergate Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving," 23 Oct. 2018 Hodson remembers writing fan mail to a member of the pop band Hanson, convinced that the strength of her desire would bring the two of them together. Maddie Crum, The Seattle Times, "What is a woman’s body worth in America?," 25 June 2018 Sign up for the IndianapoLIST newsletter People send some interesting fan mail: 3 Hamilton County friends are behind a fan site for 'Shape of Water' director del Toro Since its 2017 launch, Storefront has produced two plays in Indianapolis. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, "Storefront Theatre plans to open in Broad Ripple," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of fan mail

1924, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of fan mail

: letters that are sent to a famous person by fans : fan letters

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