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

Examples of groupie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a groupie like me, skiing in the Ruka system was like trotting onto the field at Fenway. Stuart Stevens, Outside Online, 11 Dec. 2019 One groupie is Elisa Hz, a 49-year-old college administrator. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 19 Jan. 2022 Don’t Let This Flop, Spanos and Dickson also discuss the resurgence of the One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer groupie communities, with special guest, music writer and columnist Larisha Paul, weighing in on the early days of both fandoms. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 15 Dec. 2021 The video of Zeke being taken into custody has already hit social media, thanks to the groupie. Kyesha Jennings, Vulture, 7 Dec. 2021 Schmidt is somewhat of a groupie but commands the OR like a boss. Lincee Ray, EW.com, 17 Dec. 2021 Famous gets a blow job from a teenage groupie at the venue after the big brawl. Kyesha Jennings, Vulture, 29 Aug. 2021 Even the two leading women, who’ve had much fuller arcs, are based on retro female tropes: the scorned divorcée seeking revenge on her ex for cheating on her with a younger woman and the tart/groupie with the heart of gold (Juno Temple). Lorraine Ali Television Critic, Los Angeles Times, 20 Aug. 2021 Pamela Des Barres’s breathlessly lewd memoir of her years as a groupie should come with a cover-up when taken to the beach. The Atlantic Culture Desk, The Atlantic, 12 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of groupie

1966, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

31 Mar 2022

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“Groupie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/groupie. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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