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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Fiction written by fans as an extension of an admired work or series of works, especially a television show, often posted on the Internet or published in fanzines.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. fan fiction
  • n. a work of fan fiction


fan2 + fic(tion).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From fan and fiction (Wiktionary)



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  • Short for "fan fiction".

    October 21, 2007