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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-gurl]
    • /ˈfænˌgɜrl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-gurl]
    • /ˈfænˌgɜrl/

Definitions of fangirl word

  • noun fangirl Sometimes, fangurl. an obsessive female fan, especially of comic books, science fiction, video games, music, or electronic devices: a web forum for Star Wars fangirls. 1
  • verb without object fangirl (of a female fan) to demonstrate intense excitement at the mention or in the presence of a particular celebrity, film, product, etc., especially one associated with popular culture or technology: This is the fourth time the actress has fangirled out on live TV. 1
  • noun fangirl An obsessive female fan (usually of movies, comic books, or science fiction). 1
  • countable noun fangirl A fangirl is a girl or young woman who is very enthusiastic about and interested in a particular thing such as a film, entertainer, or type of music. 0
  • noun fangirl an overly obsessive female fan of music, film, etc. 0

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Origin of fangirl

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35; fan2 + girl

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Parts of speech for Fangirl


fangirl popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fangirl usage trend in Literature

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