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fan mail

fan mail
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan meyl]
    • /fæn meɪl/
    • /fæn meɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan meyl]
    • /fæn meɪl/

Definitions of fan mail words

  • noun fan mail fan letters collectively. 1
  • uncountable noun fan mail Fan mail is mail that is sent to a famous person by their fans. 0
  • noun fan mail mail sent to a famous person, such as a pop musician or film star, by admirers 0
  • noun fan mail letters, esp. of praise or adulation from strangers, received by a prominent or well-known person 0
  • noun fan mail Mail sent to a public figure by their fans. 0

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Origin of fan mail

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
First recorded in 1920-25

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fan mail

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fan mail popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fan mail usage trend in Literature

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