fan·​fic | \ ˈfan-ˌfik How to pronounce fanfic (audio) \
plural fanfics

Definition of fanfic

: fan fiction These stories are an example of a widespread Web phenomenon known as fan fiction, or fanfic, creative writing that uses existing characters.— Pamela LiCalzi O'Connell also : an example of fan fiction : a story written by a fan When it comes to fanfics, no story line is too ridiculous or far-fetched; provided you write your story well, you are sure to receive some positive reviews. — Nicola Hassapis

First Known Use of fanfic

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Fanfic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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