connoisseur


connoisseur

noun

Definition of CONNOISSEUR

1
a person having a knowledgeable and fine appreciation of the arts <a forthcoming exhibit at the art museum that is eagerly awaited by connoisseurs of ancient Greek pottery>
2
a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field <works that are highly prized by connoisseurs of art glass>
Synonyms ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizard

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