fan mail


Definition of fan mail

Examples of fan mail in a Sentence

The band gets a lot of fan mail.
Recent Examples on the Web Sparks kept everything: Hotel bills, award pamphlets, clippings of health and religion magazines, royalty statements from her books and fan mail. Palak Jayswal, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Sep. 2022 Two years later, the deluge of fan mail was overwhelming. Wsj Books Staff, WSJ, 17 Aug. 2022 As a result, fan mail is being stamped ‘return to sender’ and is not delivered.... Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2022 The 36-acre campus is home to 10 galleries, the artist's beloved Stockbridge studio (which was moved here in 1886), and an impressive collection of 100,000-plus items that range from personal calendars to fan mail. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 8 May 2022 Some items, like a duffel bag of fan mail from 1966, deliver an immediate emotional impact. New York Times, 5 May 2022 Raitt may soon be getting a fresh slew of fan mail from grateful listeners. San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Apr. 2022 Owned by Allaire du Pont, a matriarch of the chemical clan, Kelso lived on Woodstock Farm, in Cecil County, where fan mail poured in from around the globe to an oversized mailbox that bore his name. Mike Klingaman,, 4 Nov. 2021 In October 2008, the musician asked his fans to stop sending him fan mail or presenting him with objects to autograph via a strangely menacing video. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 25 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of fan mail

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fan mail was in 1924

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Last Updated

22 Sep 2022

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“Fan mail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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