Fanboys gain recognition

‘Fanboy’ has made it into the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary as one of 100 new words added to the dictionary this year. The definition given is:

boy who is an enthusiastic devotee, such as of comics or movies

Yes, they forgot to mention video games – but still, made me smile.

For another definition of fanboy, that focuses more on the games side, check this out.

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One Response

  1. Hm. Except that ‘fanboy’ can be applied to girls, men, and women as well as boys. I would’ve gone with “person who is…”

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