Synonyms and Antonyms of MAVEN

a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field <an investment maven, he was doing well even when the market was doing poorly>
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
a person with a strong and habitual liking for something <a science-fiction maven who could talk for hours about fictional technology>
Synonyms addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fanatic, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker
Antonyms nonfan

Variants of MAVEN

maven also mavin


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