Stan as many people know is a character in Eminem's popular song Stan. Because the character was so obsessive the name can be used as an adjective. You could call somebody a "stan" if you think they are obsessive of someone or something. One good exampe would be in the song Ether by Nas.
You a fan, a phony, a fake, a pussy, a Stan - Nas
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Someone who loves and worships a person who probably doesn't know they exist.
Guy 1. "You really stan Ariana Grande!"
Guy 2. "She is my idol.....yeah ye me yeah"
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Meaning a fan who is over obsessed with a celebrity. ST(alker f)AN.

Usually the word is used in a way that is not offensive to explain that someone is a dedicated fan or that you are telling someone to be a fan.

Typically stans can be found on any social media site, but especially on twitter. Stans on Twitter are collectively known as, you may have guessed it, stan Twitter.

Can be used as a noun or a verb.
“Do you stan Stray Kids?”
“Yes, I am a Stray Kids stan.”
Stan loona!”
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A type of fan that uses twitter, tumblr, or instagram that is obsessed with a celebrity, band, artist, etc. Usually very invested and follows their 'idol' closely. Used to be known as groupies or fan girls/fandoms.
Ariana Grande stans are going crazy over her new album
One Direction stans are waiting for the hiatus to be over
by atmjzw2 February 13, 2019
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The name of "MC Hammer" or Stan Burrell was born on March 30, 1962. He is a phonemic icon in 'pop-culture'. Stan is a multi-platinum selling rapper, entertainer, dancer, and was star of his own reality television show, 'Hammer Time' in the late 90's.
Stan's Albums
Feel My Power (1987)

Let's Get It Started (1988)

Feel My Power (1987)

Let's Get It Started (1988)

Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em (1990)

Too Legit to Quit (1991)

New venture (Oaktown/Giant)

The Funky Headhunter (1994)

Inside Out (1995)

Career with Death Row Records (1995–1996)

Return to EMI (1996–1997)

Family Affair (1998)

Active Duty (2001)

Full Blast (2003)

Look Look Look (2006)

DanceJamtheMusic (2008)
by ProducerXOX September 12, 2009
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As in Basball's Hall of Fame 'Stan Musial'. Stan Musial played for the St. Louis Cardnials starting in 1941. He was recorded batting in all of 10,972 times, played in 3,026 pro-leauge games, recorded 1,949 runs, and 1,951 RBI's or runs batted in. Stan Musial won seven National Bating Leauge titles and was named the Sporting News Major Leauge Player in 1946 and in 1951

In 1963 when Musial retired, Stan held 17 Major Leauge, 29 National and 9 All-Star leauge records.

Stan Musial was inducted to the 'Baseball Hall of Fame' in 1969.
Stan's achievements.

National Bating Leauge titles -7-

Sporting News Major Leauge Player (1946 and in 1951)

Baseball Hall of Fame (1969)

Games played -3,026-

Carrier RBI -1,951-
by Swankeddaddy September 12, 2009
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(noun) a person who has dedicated their everyday life to supporting a show, celebrity, or public figure(s) via Twitter/Instagram; daily activities include stalking their location, being on top of their social media, being the first to repost big announcements/accomplishments event though everybody has already seen it, and using blocking features and profanity against anyone who says anything remotely critical about your idol; holds a much higher presence than a “fan”.
The Dancing with the Stars stans were not happy when James Van Der Beek was eliminated unjustly.
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