Blend of fan + Manilow.
Fanilow (plural Fanilows)
- (fandom slang) A fan of American singer-songwriter Barry Manilow.
2009, Megan McCafferty, Perfect Fifths, Crown Publishers, →ISBN, page 35:
“A fellow Fanilow!”
“Look how young she is! A mini Maniloony!”
2011, Elise Ballard, Epiphany: True Stories of Sudden Insight to Inspire, Encourage, and Transform, Harmony Books, →ISBN, page 233:
I am a huge Fanilow and had the good fortune of meeting and spending a little time with Barry a few years ago.
2011, Rick Garman, Las Vegas for Dummies, Wiley Publishing, →ISBN, page 248:
You don't have to be one of the almost obsessive “Fanilows” to be totally won over by Barry Manilow's latest Vegas show at Paris Las Vegas.