I am looking for synonyms–the more ‘fanciful’ the better–of "not a fan" as in
- I'm not a fan of his, but give the man a break!
The expression, “I'm not a fan of his/her” or “I'm no fan of his/hers”, is often used when someone means they dislike a particular person, their views, work or their policies. More often than not, the speaker uses it in a non-derogatory fashion.
... I've really never been a fan of hers. I never disliked her, but was rather ambivalent.
All Jenner said was, "I'm out of the loop, I can't say much". I'm not a fan of hers but what's the harm here?
“I probably regret going after John McCain as hard as I did on a different format. I'm not a fan of his, but at times I made it more personal than it should be,…”
I'm certainly no fan of his myself, but I definitely sympathize with him and shudder to imagine such a horrible end.
I would like users to suggest a more formal way of saying, I'm not a fan of ___. For example,
I'm ________ Jacob Rees-Mogg, the British Conservative MP, but I have to admit his English is flawless.