from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enthusiastic admirer or follower; a fan.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who likes, knows about, and appreciates a particular interest or activity; a fan or devotee.
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- n. a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
- n. a fan of bull fighting
Spanish, past participle of aficionar, to induce a liking for, from afición, liking, from Latin affectiō, affectiōn-; see affection.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish, past participle of aficionar, to inspire affection, from afición, affection, from Latin affectio (Wiktionary)