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wolf +‎ star: Remus Lupin is a werewolf; and Sirius Black is named after the dog star Sirius (Sirius Black is an animagus who turns into a dog).

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (fandom slang) The ship of characters Remus Lupin and Sirius Black of the Harry Potter series.
    • 2016, Jaquelin Elliott, “Becoming The Monster: Queer Monstrosity and the Reclamation of the Werewolf in Slash Fandom”, in Revenant, number 2, page 99:
      Remus’ lycanthropy almost always features in Wolfstar fics precisely because it is his lycanthropy that brands his sexuality as disallowable.
    • 2018, Kasandra Arthur, "We Are Having All Kinds of Fun: Fluidity in Shoebox Project", thesis submitted to the University of Waterloo, page 142:
      The continued enthusiasm demonstrated here alludes to the power SBP has within HP fandom: as Emmie describes it, SBP is “the cornerstone of the Wolfstar fandom” (“Shoebox Project”).
    • 2018, Emily E. Roach, “Polyjuice and Potterheads: The Changing Face of Fandom from LiveJournal to Tumblr”, in Fan Phenomena: Harry Potter, unnumbered page:
      Silveredglass, a reader and writer who primarily ships Drarry and Remus Lupin/Sirius Black or 'Wolfstar', found Harry Potter fandom through Tumblr.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Wolfstar.