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groupie

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groupie
狂热追随者

Date: Sep 22 2011

Quote

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“I’ve always been a Jay-Z groupie.”

- Singer Beyonce, talking about her hip-hop star husband. (US Weekly)

“我一直都是 Jay-Z 的狂热追随者。”
- 歌手碧昂斯 (Beyonce) 谈论她的 hip-hop 明星老公。(《美国周刊》)

Definition

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person who follows a band and is obsessed with it

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If you were married to a famous musician, you might get jealous of all his groupies. But there’s an expression in English, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” That must be what Beyonce decided to do. Her husband, Jay-Z, probably has a lot of groupies. But she says she’s a Jay-Z groupie, too.

Then again, Beyonce probably has quite a few groupies herself. A groupie is a person who loves a musician so much, she follows him around and tries to get close to him. Usually groupies are women, but there are male groupies out there, too. And if any female singer was going to have male groupies, it would probably be Beyonce.

Beyonce doesn’t actually follow her husband around or try to sneak into his dressing room during one of his concerts, like a true groupie would. Luckily for her, she doesn’t have to. But she is such a fan of her husband and thinks he’s so hot, she says she is his groupie. Maybe he’s her groupie, too.

Would you like to have groupies? Would you ever be a famous musician’s groupie?

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“I would like to introduce myself to the band, but I don’t want them to think I’m a groupie.”

“I wonder how many groupies Eminem has.”

“My mom has a wild past. Before she met my dad, she was a groupie who toured with the Rolling Stones!”

Winners

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kokoboko a fan
by kokoboko
Jeyran a person who likes rock music, or a person who admires certain singer, or group
by Jeyran
Squinsy Fanatic
by Squinsy
a follower; a fan
by Bitten by an Arab bug
Talia Do A person, esp. a young woman, who regularly follows a pop music group or other celebrity in the hope of meeting or getting to know them.
by Talia Do
 julito a fan of a rock band that follows and is fanatic about their music and appeal.
by julito

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Rita2589

Taiwan

Groupies always shows much enthusiasm for the band or singer! Probably make them to belief !!!


 

04:55 AM Oct 08 2011 |

mshare

mshare

Saudi Arabia

I think everybody like to have groupies , but there  were a phrase mentioned above something I cant figure it out , it attracted my attention which is ” Usually groupies are women “ … why women like to be groupies , what do they feel ? Sure not all women but many of them.  at the same time guys or few of them have the same feelings, like to be groupies.


Any way, most other people look down to groupies and they I think kind of disparage them and belittle them. I don’t know if I am wrong or right but I got this result from the replays on this topic by members. Most of them women and guys agree.

12:59 PM Sep 29 2011 |

Zambuka

Zambuka

United States

groupies…crazy people…

05:09 PM Sep 25 2011 |

lelik

Ukraine

fan

04:51 PM Sep 24 2011 |

IsaaBelaxD

IsaaBelaxD

Brazil

I’ve never been a groupie nor intereted about it. I think it’s a little crazy and not very good, like… not very useful or profitable…

04:48 PM Sep 24 2011 |

oroba

oroba

Yemen

I’m not a groupie for anyone

05:50 AM Sep 24 2011 |

Miss Fabulous

Germany

i am not a groupie bt i admire those who are able to tour around..i am amazed by Jedward groupies indeed, they are so dedicated. tbh groupie sounds a bit insulting, i would rather prefer to say fandom-fans

08:31 PM Sep 22 2011 |

rigil_kent09

Philippines

i think its normal to be a groupie or to have a groupie. it is sad when you are alone, its not healthy ^^

04:44 PM Sep 22 2011 |

rigil_kent09

Philippines

i am a groupie. and i have many favorites bands and singers. i always want to see them even in just pictures and ofcourse support there music, love their music and i think we all should be a groupie, coz we feel happy everytime we them, they always put a smile on us and we sometimes learn from them on how to fight and on how to live our life to the fullest ^^

04:42 PM Sep 22 2011 |

elfisch

Germany

my son is a groupie from bushido. i can’t understand this. and i’m very irritated about this.

04:31 PM Sep 22 2011 |

raulsbSuper Member!

Mexico

I think my mom was not a groupie , but  i could be funny think about it .


 


My best

03:14 PM Sep 22 2011 |

raulsbSuper Member!

Mexico

Of course i would like to.


And i never be one .


 


My best

03:08 PM Sep 22 2011 |

raulsbSuper Member!

Mexico

Well , in this moment the internet has beeen some trouble , and i can´t see the definition of the main topic lesson , but i belive that it is mean a person whos is following the singers trough their worldwide shows .


 


My best

03:02 PM Sep 22 2011 |

reza.daroodi

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

A groupie is a person who seeks emotional and sexual intimacy with a musician or other celebrity.

05:29 AM Sep 22 2011 |

lsunny

Mongolia

passioante fan of a rock group or singer /mostly female fan/

03:12 AM Sep 22 2011 |

denisezhao86

China

I think everyone likes to have groupies,but not anyone can obsess with one,because the guy should have some special characteristic that can attract somebody.It’s hard.

02:20 AM Sep 22 2011 |

doktorx

doktorx

United States

i would start getting irritated after some point. You should have your own life. Being famous sounds nice at first but it should get creepy in time I guess. Being followed everywhere…Yell 

12:34 AM Sep 22 2011 |

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