Meaning of “fan mail” in the English Dictionary

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"fan mail" in British English

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fan mailnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfæn ˌmeɪl/ us /ˈfæn ˌmeɪl/

letters that are sent to a famous person by people who admire that person

Examples from literature

  • Baby, however, was still available for new pictures, and in a few days a girl had to be hired to take care of his fan mail. 

(Definition of “fan mail” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)