Definition of fanboy
: a boy or man who is an extremely or overly enthusiastic fan of someone or something
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Andy Serkis, the actor who played the character in the Lord of the Rings movies, was on Late Night with Stephen Colbert Tuesday night and—at the LOTR fanboy/host's urging—
The game is a fanboy wishlist of features strung together with slick graphics and animation.
Whether his country's Supreme Court agrees - or thinks banning a fascistic party led by a Nazi fanboy is the surest route back to sobriety - will soon be seen.
Now, however, Fox may be faced with a new problem: When there is serious news to watch, viewers aren’t going to go watch Trump fanboys air their grievances.
Richard Splett has lived out his ultimate fanboy moment.
Bourdain used to genuflect like a fanboy before innovative chefs such as Éric Ripert, of Le Bernardin.
But if Ayer (who has directed some fantastic films like End of Watch) can take note of the weaknesses of Suicide Squad and build something better and stronger out of them, then everyone—not just DC fanboys—will win next time around.
After the author of Common Sense—a pamphlet that influenced the American Revolution—died in the United States in the early 1800s, a Paine fanboy shipped his body to England.
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