Thronie

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throne +‎ -ie. From Game of Thrones, an early 21st century epic fantasy TV series, and its basis of George R. R. Martin's fictional saga of A Song of Ice and Fire, whose first novel is A Game of Thrones.

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Thronies cosplaying various characters from the series.

Thronie (plural Thronies)

  1. (fandom slang) A fan of the American fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones. or the novel series A Song of Ice and Fire it is based on.
    • 2012, Graham Templeton, "This throne's for you", Metro (Vancouver), 23 March 2012 - 25 March 2012, page 4:
      It takes a special breed of fan to get up early for a 12-hour Game of Thrones marathon, but it takes a true "Thronie" to do it the morning after a midnight screening of The Hunger Games.
    • 2014, Melissa Maerz, "'Game of Thrones' review: All men truly must die", Entertainment Weekly, 16 June 2014:
      Back then, hard-core Thronies were probably still playing “The Rains of Castamere” on their lutes, []
    • 2014, Vincent Boland, "‘Game of Thrones’ brings fantastical footfall to Northern Ireland", Financial Times, 4 July 2014:
      A diehard Thronie, as fans of the television fantasy series sometimes call themselves, the student from the Indian city of Chennai chides her fellow fans to gather for a group photo with the intertwining, enclosing trees of the Dark Hedges, the location for a brief but memorable scene from the series, as background.

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