OFC

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Acronym of original female character.

Noun[edit]

OFC (plural OFCs)

  1. (fandom slang) A female original character.
    • 1999 21 June, Alice in Stonyland [username], “Re: The Ultimate Mary Sue--A Recommendation”, alt.tv.highlander.creative, Usenet:
      I strongly dislike the idea of calling one of my OFCs "Mary Sue". It's too negative a connotation, and one that I try diligently to avoid.
    • 1999 28 September, Sigrid H., “NEW: Wonder Of Wonders/speechification/Laura/Karmen”, alt.startrek.creative.erotica.moderated, Usenet:
      OTOH, if an OFC or OMC is written to further the story, well, if you can make me believe it, congratulations.
    • 2002 25 February, Jette Goldie, “Re: JMS and Scriptwriting for TV”, alt.tv.highlander, Usenet:
      You try explaining that to most fanfic fans these days - the minute they see an OFC you get tarred as a "Mary Sue" and your stuff gets slagged all over the internet.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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