Fan

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English[edit]

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Shortening of Fanny, itself a short form of Frances.

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Fan

  1. A diminutive of Frances.
    • 1917, Edna Ferber, Fanny Herself (page 173)
      Listen, Fan. That cowardly, sickly little boy you fought for in the street, that day in Winnebago, showed every sign of growing up a cowardly, sickly man.

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Etymology[edit]

From English fan, short for fanatic.

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Noun[edit]

Fan m (genitive Fans, plural Fans)

  1. fan, devotee

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  • Fan in Duden online