No, it does not mean a person who joined the fandom all late or only enjoys certain songs of a band/artist. A fake fan is someone who:

- Is only in the fandom for the ships and hates or attacks other fans who have opposing ships and usually start shipwars
- Threatens, harrasses, or bothers the creators and/or actors of their fandom
- Berates fanartists and fanfic writers for tiny mistakes in their artwork or writings
- Calls out other fans for being fake in an immature or inappropriate way
- Harrasses cosplayers, either in a sexual, abusive, or "friendly" way without the consent of cosplayer
- Often says that they are dating or married to their favorite person in the fandom and will hurt or harrass people who like the same person or the person's significant other
- Harrasses others who do not like their fandom instead of minding their own goddamn business and let others like what they like
Person 1: I just started to get into Twenty One Pilots, their new album Trench is so good!

Person 2: Wow, you're such a fake fan, you haven't even listened to their old songs yet..

Person 1: Well I just started.

Person 2: SO WHAT!? You are not a real fan if you JUST started!
by narwhal-corn July 14, 2018
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A fake fan is a fan of a band/artist who think's they know everything about a band, but in all honesty, only found out about them 10 minutes ago and is most likely following a fad and has only heard a hand full of songs and knows nothing about the band. Fake fans tend to get aggressive when you confront them about their fakeness. They are most related to Jonas Brothers and other popular teen stars.
"oh so who's your favourite member of the band?"
"Oh you know...the one with the long hair? he's cute"
"umm, fake fan much?"
by RealFan February 02, 2010
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(n.) a person who commits to plans then...
a. doesn’t show up for them (-500)
b.bails on them for different people (-1000)
c. doesn’t reply in gc when making plans (-200)
d. doesn’t respond in cows within 5 minutes of opening(-100)
e. declines turtle kiss (-1000)
f. more than an hour late to expected time (-500)
g. falsely accusing someone of being a fake fan (-300)
h. calling anyone outside friend group a fake fan (-800)

(adj.) when someone has the qualities of a fake fan
Robin ditches us... she is such a fake fan!
by robinisafakefan October 13, 2018
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Someone who thinks and pretends they are someone or somethings #1 fan, but really, they know nothing about it/them except basic knowledge.
Alexa: "OMG I love Selena Gomez! I swear, I'm her biggest fan!"
Me: "Really what is your favorite song?"
Alexa: "Back To You is my fave!"
Me: "Oh really? My fave is Sad Serenade."
Alexa: "Oh I don't know that one. I just know what is on the radio."
Me thinking to myself: "Wow she's such a fake fan, she barely knows any Selena Gomez songs."
by avaroth February 28, 2019
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A fake fan is something that doesn't exist.
People who say someone who only likes a few songs or things made by a person is not a Real Fan is wrong
People are just fans in different ways
Person 1: Yo do you like Panic! At The Disco?
Person 2: Yeah, but everyone says I'm a fake fan cause I don't like their older songs.
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Some one who follows a big name sporting team only because that team does so well they have no connection or loyalty to that team nor do they reside or come from that teams local area
Fake fan:"I follow Manchester united"

Guy:"Oh who's your favorite player"?

Fake fan:"Uhm Ronaldo"

Guy :"Ronaldo hasn't played for United for 3 years now you idiot"

Fake fan:"Oh that other guy then Giggs"

Guy :(Thinks to himself) "fake fan" doesn't know nothing about the team he claims to support
by Harry69 May 29, 2011
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Someone who likes a band/artist/actor who becomes totally aggressive whenever anyone else says that they like them. They are considered fake fans because they try as had as they can to put down anyone else who likes the same thing as them. They can be identified pretty easily, as when you mention liking something, they will immediately test you and label you as a fake fan if you get one fact about them wrong.
person: i like fall out boy
fake fan: OH yeAh naME one SoNg BeSiDes CeNtUrIeS
person: well i only started listening to them pretty recently so i don-
person: how would you eve-
by Kiera M June 11, 2015
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