Potterhead

What does potterhead mean?

A Harry Potter fan

Potterhead means Harry Potter fan. It describes a person who is devoted to all things Harry Potter, which includes the book series, movies, theme park, and merchandise.

The fantasy series follows an orphaned boy-wizard named Harry Potter who attends Hogwarts, a school that teaches magic. He befriends Hermione and Ron and they go on many adventures together, including battling the evil Voldemort. The books were written by J.K. Rowling with the first one, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," being published in 1997. "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" was released in 1998, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" was released in 1999, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" was released in 2000, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" was released in 2003, "Harry Potter and the Hal-Blood Prince" was released in 2005, and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was released in 2007. The film adaptation features Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) as the three main characters.

Example

"She loves HP so much that the only way she will marry someone is if he is as big of a Potterhead as she is."
Potterheads dressed up for a Quidditch match

Potterheads dressed up for a Quidditch match

Related Slang

Usage

Last Updated: July 21, 2016

Potterhead definition

This page explains what the slang term "Potterhead" means. The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slangit team.

We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please let us know!