fan letter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fan letter a letter that is a piece of fan mail
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Usage

In literature:

That letter of hers fanned the flame in Lennan as nothing had yet fanned it.
"The Dark Flower" by John Galsworthy
I enclose the letters and also a packet with fans.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
The tul'hh, or mimosa-tree, has a strange appearance, very like an open fan, or the letter V filled up.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
You look as if your letter contained unwelcome news, Fan.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
That trapper was certainly a radio fan, if there ever was one, and he wrote a mighty interesting letter, too.
"The Radio Boys at the Sending Station" by Allen Chapman
The fall of the Alamo was announced to Colonel Fanning in a letter from Houston.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846" by Various
Another letter had come from her father regarding the fan.
"The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan" by Lizette M. Edholm
There was a rat-tat at the door, the sound of a letter falling on the mat, and Fanning the postman passed on.
"Orientations" by William Somerset Maugham
Reclining under the vines, she read his letters, smiling, fanning herself with a languid hand.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
PK A copy of a Letter sent from a Gentlemen of quality dwelling in Banbury to Mr. Jennings, of Fan Church Streete, &c. London, 1642.
"Edge Hill" by Edwin Walford
They could not find who had written the letter, and advertised the fan as you know.
"The Mandarin's Fan" by Fergus Hume
He did not suspect how his occasional letters, in reply to her weekly ones, fanned this flame.
"Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
Others of these seals to the barons' letter have the fan-shaped crest without any decoration upon it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
Noah exhibited the open letter of the colonel to him; but this only fanned his wrath.
"In The Saddle" by Oliver Optic
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In news:

Longtime fan honored with letter jacket .
On Tuesday night, Burney was given a Marble Falls letter jacket to honor the fan.
Fred Davis, Alfred Morris and Logan Paulsen wrote their own letters to contribute to the cause, clearly hoping that Santa is a Redskins fan.
Longtime fan honored with letter jacket.
Letter writer Shawn Simons says it is not the fans who want to see their NHL hockey stars shooting it out on the ice who are suffering but the arena workers losing income.
"Twilight Saga" ends with movie love letter to fans.
'Redshirts:' A Love Letter To SciFi Fans.
In a letter to Broncos Fans, Marshall explains his decision.
But Albert Einstein did not count himself among Gutkind's fans, and decided to tell him so—writing a letter to the philosopher that dismissed his notions of religion, God, and the inherent superiority of the Jewish in somewhat messy cursive.
A letter to the long-suffering Rangers fan.
The letters stand for Most Valuable Packer Fan.
PaulMcCartney .com is letting fans get a first look preview at the film with the performance of 'I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter' taken from the release.
With ' Pearl Jam Twenty' Cameron Crowe composes a love letter for fans.
Longer letters will be used on the Mirror's Voice of the Fan page.
Kim Kardashian released a letter to her fans via her website defending media reports that bash her short lived marriage.
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