from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enthusiastic admirer or follower; a fan.
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- n. A person who likes, knows about, and appreciates a particular interest or activity; a fan or devotee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
- n. a fan of bull fighting
Shankar Chatterjee, a medical doctor and hockey aficionado, is focusing on the sport's future.
My mother on the other hand, is a big time sea urchin aficionado and will eat the roe a la carte straight from the ocean.
Mr. Wakamatsu was known as an aficionado of geiko and our world.
Toronto, Canada - Consider yourself a word aficionado?
Any true crime aficionado is familiar with Gregg’s work – seven non-fiction titles, New York Times bestseller, oft-quoted television personality, expert is all things criminal.
NGCA, Thu to 18 JunRCCollector, curator and erstwhile art dealer, Monika Kinley is well known as an aficionado of outsider art.
Dash, a pseudo hipster word aficionado, stumbles upon a red moleskin notebook tucked inside a dust covered book hidden within 18 miles of shelves of Downtown Manhattan's Strand bookstore.
While this designer clothes problem often surprises her with $900 credit card bills, it has also made Rebecca a bit of a fashion aficionado, which is the foundation for her dream of becoming a writer for the fashion magazine Alette.
The real leather fiend or at least shoe sniffing "aficionado" was his arch-enemy, the libertine writer Restif de la Bretonne!
Not unusual for Mexico, though I love it and am dedicated "aficionado".