One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The fans of a sports team, pop music group, etc., considered as a distinct social grouping.
- ‘If they try radical innovations, they might alienate the solid fan base that has sustained them down the decades.’
- ‘His learning curve has been steep so far and not only does his growing fan base expect him to succeed, he expects a lot from himself.’
- ‘Clint is a throwback to the show-band era and his fan base consists of passionate old women.’
- ‘Today he has a small, but ever growing, loyal fan base and a vehicle to share those tunes with the world.’
- ‘Once a cinematic darling, Woody Allen has tested his fan base over the past decade.’
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