Definition of fan mail in English:

fan mail

noun

  • Letters sent to a famous person from their fans.

    • ‘He says most of his neighbours are behind him and he's received a large amount of fan mail from his demographically diverse patrons.’
    • ‘On the other extreme, I also began to receive marriage proposals and correspondence that could be described as fan mail.’
    • ‘During the last 12 years of her life, Mae West spent mornings answering fan mail and afternoons trying on hats.’
    • ‘Which Hollywood star has received the most fan mail?’
    • ‘He is even considerate enough to take time from his day to answer fan mail personally rather than getting a secretary to do it for him.’
    • ‘I am highly entertained by the fact that I get fan mail now, as a result of my blog writing.’
    • ‘The horse even has his own website which attracts electronic fan mail from around the world.’
    • ‘At the height of their fame they received almost as much fan mail as the Beatles!’
    • ‘We've also received generous amounts of fan mail so we are getting our fair share of good press.’
    • ‘I wrote them fan mail when I was a kid and invited them to my house for breakfast when they came through town on tour.’
    • ‘One of the joys of being a public figure is getting fan mail.’
    • ‘She gets fan mail from places as diverse as America, Iceland and India.’
    • ‘She gets fan mail from abroad as well, and that's something about which she feels really good.’
    • ‘Well-known for his suave good looks, Khalid soon attracted female fan mail.’
    • ‘Just had my first piece of fan mail from someone who's read my entire blog in one sitting over 6 hours.’
    • ‘‘Darren gets sacks of fan mail from all over,’ said his father.’
    • ‘Archer received 2,000 Christmas cards himself, and bags of fan mail are still delivered to him each week.’
    • ‘When you get your fan mail, how do you guys decide what you're going to be responding to?’
    • ‘Nora's quirky radio talk show launched barely two weeks ago, but already it is attracting fan mail from Alaska to Singapore.’
    • ‘They're going to erase all of the email I've gotten in the past two years, which means probably about 1000 pieces of fan mail alone.’