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.


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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