Definition of stan in English:

stan

noun

informal
  • An overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity.

    ‘he has millions of stans who are obsessed with him and call him a rap god’
    • ‘I swear I've been a stan of hers since I was five.’
    • ‘The charging infrastructure isn't widespread enough to justify long-distance travel yet, so it's not an even trade unless you're a Tesla stan.’
    • ‘I'm an Outkast stan, so pretty much anything and everything they've done makes me happy.’
    • ‘I'm not a stan, but she looks fine to me.’
    • ‘What's with celeb stans getting so wild?’

verbstans, stanning, stanned

[with object]informal
  • Be an overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity.

    ‘y'all know I stan for Katy Perry, so I was excited to see the artwork for her upcoming album’

Origin

Early 21st century probably with allusion to the 2000 song ‘Stan’ by the American rapper Eminem, about an obsessed fan.

Pronunciation

stan

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