What does Stan mean?

An name for an obsessed fan. The term originated from an Eminem song featuring Dido called "Stan" about an overly obsessed fan, of that name, writing a letter to the artist.


Other definitions of Stan:

  • A follower of a celebrity, athlete, or anyone who has become fanatical, idolizing them to the point of obsession.
  • A name for someone who is a large fan of someone's, especially prolific in pop and hip-hop music cultures.
  • From the 2000 Eminem single "Stan", this term indicates someone is such a crazy fan, they've begun doing messed up stuff like stalking the person they look up to.

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How to use the term
Stan:

  • Dude's a Stan for Gundam. Can't get enough.

  • I'm a BTS-stan. They can do no wrong and RM is my life.

  • I really stan these eggs. Really well done.


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References:

Eminem - Stan (Long Version) ft. Dido, YouTube

  • A Song that mentions "Stan."
  • This 2000 hit from Eminem and Dido is told from Stan's position. He is an obsessed fan of Eminem's and has decided to write a letter about his behavior.

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