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Celebrity Fan Base Names: From 'Lambs' To 'Smilers'

ORANGE, CA - MARCH 22: Miley Cyrus visits The Ryan Seacrest Foundation West Coast Debut Of New Multi-Media Broadcast Center '
ORANGE, CA - MARCH 22: Miley Cyrus visits The Ryan Seacrest Foundation West Coast Debut Of New Multi-Media Broadcast Center 'Seacrest Studios' at CHOC Children's Hospital on March 22, 2013 in Orange, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)

Whenever celebrities get big enough to have legions of fans follow their every move, they usually dub them with a cute, unifying name. Like Justin Bieber's Beliebers, for example, who are by now the size of a small army and will ferociously defend his every word and action on Twitter.

But telling all of these fan base names apart can be confusing. Some sound alike (Barbies and Dolls), others only seem to be understood by "insiders" (what's Wiz Khalifa got to do with Taylors?!), and a few are only known among the fans themselves, who take pride in being a part of a group recognized by their idol.

To make some sense of these monikers, we've compiled this list of the most prominent celebrity fan base names these days:

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