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Someone who likes a particular type of music,sport,book etc
Lover [n C]
Be a lover of Mr Roach was a lover of the arts
and had a particular passion for classical music. \jazz/art/animal etc
lover Every jazz lover , at some time in their life, has dreamed of
visiting New Orleans. Great lover(=Someone whi likes or cares about
something very much)Miss Bardot has gained the reputation of being a great
Freak fitness/health-food/jazz etc
Freak (= an informal word: someone who is extremely interested in fitness
etc) [n C]
Raw vegtables in fitness and nuts have always been a
favourite with health-food freaks.\Jack isn’t wild about pop music, But Jason is
a real reggae٭ freak.
a style of popular music with a strongly accented subsidiary beat, originating
Fan someone who likes a particular performer or
activity very much, and watches or listens to them as often as possible [n C]
The fans shouted and screamed as Michael Jackson walked
onto the stage. \opera/jazz/baseball etc fan Gina loved going to the
theatre and was a great opera fan.
\be a big/great fan of (=have an extremely strong
likeing for) I’ve never been a big fan of TV shows.
Enthusiast someone who likes a subject, activity,
performer etc very much, is very interested in them and knows a lot about them
Football/film/jazz etc enthusiast
Real enthusisats are willing to pay up to $12,000 for an
original copy of the book.
Devotee someone who likes something sych as art or
literature so much that they spend a lot of their time and money on it [n C]
He’s and devotee of old Hollywoods movies.