groupie

noun group·ie \ ˈgrü-pē \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

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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First Known Use of groupie

1966

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of groupie for English Language Learners

  • : 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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