‘Fanboy’ included in Merriam-Webster’s list of new English words

by yogesh

As our language vocabulary increases (or deteriorates, as the case may be), new words find their way to the dictionary. The latest word to enter the new Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is the word Fanboy. The word joins 99 others, and here’s the official definition:
“Fanboy n. (1919): [a] boy who is an enthusiastic devotee, such as of comics or movies.”
Heya Fanboy!