See also: stan, śtan, stán, ştan, -stan, stan', and -стан

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of Stanley.

Proper nounEdit

Stan (plural Stans)

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Stanley.
    • 2010, Kate Atkinson, Case Histories: (Jackson Brodie), Random House →ISBN, page 307
      Stan Jessop taught at a different school now but lived in the same small 1930s semi-detached as he had done ten years ago. Stan made him sound like an old allotment guy but he was only thirty-six.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Stanislav.

NounEdit

Stan (plural Stans)

  1. Alternative form of stan (a type of superfan)

Etymology 2Edit

From +‎ -stan.

NounEdit

Stan (plural Stans)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of stan.

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