superfan

noun
su·​per·​fan | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈfan How to pronounce superfan (audio) \
plural superfans

Definition of superfan

: an extremely enthusiastic or dedicated fan superfans, people absolutely enveloped by their passion.— George Plimpton … is considering placing cameras around his team's complex and having superfans pay to tune in …— Peter King To coaches and college presidents, boosters are superfans willing to put their money where their hearts are.— Robert Lipsyte

First Known Use of superfan

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Superfan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superfan. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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