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groupie (n.)

"girl who follows pop groups," 1967, from group (n.) in the pop music sense + -ie. In World War II R.A.F. slang it was short for group captain.

updated on April 24, 2015

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Definitions of groupie from WordNet

groupie (n.)
an enthusiastic young fan (especially a young woman who follows rock groups around);
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