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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fan-zeen, fan-zeen]
    • /fænˈzin, ˈfæn zin/
    • /ˈfæn.ziːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-zeen, fan-zeen]
    • /fænˈzin, ˈfæn zin/

Definitions of fanzine word

  • noun fanzine a magazine or other periodical produced inexpensively by and for fans of science fiction and fantasy writing, comic books, popular music, or other specialized popular interests. 1
  • noun fanzine A magazine, usually produced by amateurs, for fans of a particular performer, group, or form of entertainment. 1
  • noun fanzine magazine for fans 1
  • countable noun fanzine A fanzine is a magazine for people who are fans of, for example, a particular pop group or football team. Fanzines are written by people who are fans themselves, rather than by professional journalists. 0
  • noun fanzine a small-circulation magazine produced by amateurs for fans of a specific interest, pop group, etc 0
  • noun fanzine a magazine, usually produced by amateurs, devoted to a special-interest group, such as fans of science fiction or comic books 0

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Origin of fanzine

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1945-50; fan2 + (maga)zine

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fanzine


fanzine popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fanzine usage trend in Literature

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