Green’s Dictionary of Slang

fan v.2

1. [late 19C+] (US) to move around quickly, to run, to escape.

2. [20C+] (US) to flaunt oneself deliberately to gain sexual interest.

3. [1900s] (US Und.) to board a vehicle.

4. [1980s] (US campus) to play truant, to miss a class.

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