An innocent word used for describing a cult of sleep-deprived people who obsess over one or multiple comics, books, tv shows, movies, video games, etc.
(I mean this in the nicest possible way, I am a member of a number of fandoms myself.)
Beatrice is a member of the Divergent fandom. She cannot stop reading fanfiction and searching fanart. Her OTP is FourTris. She read all the books before seeing the movies.
by JennaTheKiller July 08, 2014
Fandom means family. And family means no one sits alone in mental institute. Because there are so many days when it looks like we are all going to end up in one.
( Warning: Prepare some cash, if you are joining fandom. Therapies are expensive)
You don´t choose fandom. Fandom chooses you.
by SomeAwesomeName November 12, 2014
Plural Term of the word Fandom, refering to a community or group of fans of a television show, movie, book or other media. Most commonly used to describe fan produced media groups, such as fanfiction or fanvids.

Fans usually use the term in relation to belonging to a fan group, as an territorial identifier from one community to the next, ie: "I've come across the term whumping in the SGA fandom, but we don't use that term often in the Buffy fandom."

I wrote this fic for the Buffy Fandom: This is a Smallville Fandom Vid: The buffy and HP fandoms are more popular then others.
by Chanel #5 January 13, 2007
An innocent name for a giant cult of over obsessed internet addicts and sleep deprived freaks.
Person 1: Why are you so tired.

Person 2: The ____ fandom has taken over my life!
by Zachtsullivan October 18, 2014
A conglomeration of fans and enthusiasts of a certain TV show, book, movie, anime or comic book which includes fanfiction writers and people posting on forums about the characters in the piece of fiction. While this is mostly harmless, some fandoms can become quite annoying or exaggerate the quality of the piece of fiction. This is where they cross into fan wanking and becoming fan boys. The most annoying fandoms nowadays are usually anime fandoms and the most annoying are Dragonball, Naruto, Bleach, One Piece, Type-Moon, and Neon Genesis Evangelion. Dragonball, while it is a good anime, has some of the most annoying fans around that always brags about that old meme "It's over 9,000" and Evangelion fans once threatened the producers of the show with death threats.
by Hellrider285 January 06, 2014
A fanbase is a word used to describe the collection of people who mutually enjoy something. A fandom is so much more than that. This is when these people unite. Their passion is sucked into one single point and forms a black hole of fantasies. They feed off it and their passion grows. An inferno of animated gifs and captioned screengrabs explodes outward, engulfing every tumblog in sight. Fangirls screaming and crying everywhere. All is lost.
The wars between boyband 'fandoms' strike fear into the hearts of many.
by elasticdonut March 09, 2014
#1 death of social lifes around the globe
ever since i joined the 5sos fandom i havent gone outside...what day is it?
by pizzaisbae November 17, 2014

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