afficionado

noun

af·​fi·​cio·​na·​do

less common spelling of aficionado

: a person who likes, knows about, and appreciates a usually fervently pursued interest or activity : devotee
aficionados of the bullfight
movie aficionados

Examples of afficionado in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As per its title, this underwater documentary chronicles the pioneering Australian shark afficionado Valerie Taylor. Chris Lee, Vulture, 4 Feb. 2021 The queen herself is also quite the gin afficionado and reportedly enjoys a cocktail of gin, dubonnet, a slice of lemon, and ice with her daily lunch. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 14 July 2020

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“Afficionado.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afficionado. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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