fan·girl | \ˈfan-ˌgər(-ə)l \

Definition of fangirl 

: a girl or woman who is an extremely or overly enthusiastic fan of someone or something

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Some of the best are Baldwin's old fangirl tweets replying to him and re-posting his tweets dozens of times. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Hailey Baldwin's Old Tweets To Justin Bieber Have Resurfaced and They Are So Relatable," 10 July 2018 The two eventually started dating in 2015, and Jake was quick to share their love on social media, giving fangirls everywhere hope. Kristin Koch, Seventeen, "9 Regular People Who Dated Celebs," 24 May 2018 Is Camila totally channeling her inner fangirl in that last pic, or what? Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "Taylor Swift & Selena Gomez Help Camila Cabello Celebrate Her Birthday At Epic Girls' Night Bash!," 4 Mar. 2015 So, a ride on this bullet train is well worth it—for foodies and fangirls alike. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Japan Takes Transportation to the Next Level With a Hello Kitty Bullet Train," 26 June 2018 And while no one was able to completely confirm that McHale was in attendance, McHale’s wife, Lynn McHale, is a Trump fangirl. Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root, "Was That Boston Celtics Great Kevin McHale at a Trump Rally? Don’t Know, but His Wife Is Totally Trump Crazy," 21 June 2018 This is a fangirl who just also happens to look as flawless as T. Swiz. Elisa, Seventeen, "9 Random Humans Who Look Exactly Like Taylor Swift," 5 May 2015 Armstrong’s book is in-depth and insightful, with a fangirl’s reverence for the nitty-gritty of the creative process. Julia Felsenthal, Vogue, "Confessions of a Recovering Wannabe Carrie Bradshaw," 5 June 2018 On Monday night, Blake Lively rolled up to the Deadpool 2 premiere looking like the ultimate Deadpool fangirl. Emily Wang, Allure, "Blake Lively Wore a Deadpool-Inspired Manicure to Accompany Husband Ryan Reynolds to His Movie Premiere," 15 May 2018

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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