groupie

noun
group·​ie | \ ˈgrü-pē How to pronounce groupie (audio) \

Definition of groupie

1 : a fan of a rock group who usually follows the group around on concert tours
2 : an admirer of a celebrity who attends as many of his or her public appearances as possible
3 : enthusiast, aficionado a political groupie golf groupies

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One hoax groupie, Lucy Richards from Florida, actually threatened Pozner’s life several times caught on audio and was later prosecuted and sentenced two years ago to a five-month prison term. Rubén Rosario, Twin Cities, "Rosario: The recent court victory against the Sandy Hook deniers has a Saintly City connection," 28 June 2019 Running off to become a groupie or being removed from school and sent to a treatment facility should not be the only two options Elodie has. Ariana Brockington, refinery29.com, "Elodie's Dad's Reaction To Her Shoplifting On Trinkets Is A Problem," 15 June 2019 The same is true of The Woman in the Fifth (2011), an abysmal psychological thriller, in which Ethan Hawke plays the novelist Tom Ricks, a stilted narcissist at whom the women of Paris throw themselves like so many delirious groupies. Giles Harvey, Harper's magazine, "Home Truths," 10 Jan. 2019 The race Taylor Swift weighed in on: Swift’s favorite, Democrat Phil Bredesen, is taking on Trump groupie Marsha Blackburn. Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, "The Midterm Elections Are Almost Here—What You Need to Know Now," 5 Nov. 2018 His fans are nothing short of groupies - join them on Fridays when the reservations open. Krista Simmons, Condé Nast Traveler, "35 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles," 27 Feb. 2018 But failing to engage two Greek god groupies at the greatest altar ever built to them seems like an epic parenting failure. Bliss Broyard, Condé Nast Traveler, "I Took My Kids Out Of School for Three Months to Travel," 13 July 2018 To be a fashion groupie is something very, very few people can pull off. Cindy Dampier, chicagotribune.com, "Ali McGraw on going gray, getting a uniform and channeling great style at every age," 18 June 2018 Even after the drama, sources report Tristan was still in the delivery room for True's birth and Khloe has reportedly already forgiven him, blaming groupies for his cheating. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Khloe Kardashian Has Announced Her Baby's Name and Yes, the Last Name is Thompson," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of groupie

1966, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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groupie

noun

English Language Learners Definition of groupie

informal
: a fan of a music group who follows the group on concert tours
: a fan of an athlete or celebrity who tries to see the athlete or celebrity as often as possible
: an enthusiastic supporter or follower of something

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