Associations to the word «Stan»

Wiktionary

STAN, noun. (slang) (sometimes pejorative) An extremely loyal and obsessed fan, particularly one whose fixation with a celebrity is unhealthy or intrusive.
STAN, noun. Singular form of the generic term stans meaning some ex-soviet union countries, and their neighbours, where the country name ends with "-stan". Such as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kasakhstan, and so on.
STAN, proper noun. A diminutive of the   male given name Stanley.

Wise words

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