aficionada

noun
afi·​cio·​na·​da | \ ə-ˌfi-sh(ē-)ə-ˈnä-də How to pronounce aficionada (audio) , -fē-, -sē-ə-, -ˌdä \

Definition of aficionada

: a woman who is an aficionado

Examples of aficionada in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead, this architecture aficionada is renovating and restoring a 1950s bungalow in the Hollywood Hills with a relatively cozy footprint of 1,815 square feet. Samantha Swenson, ELLE Decor, "Sophia Bush Preserves a Midcentury Bungalow in the Hollywood Hills," 5 Dec. 2019 On the flip side, many an ice aficionada fills her trays with berries, flowers and herbs – frozen fossils that dress up chill concoctions. Leah Eskin, charlotteobserver, "Pure genius: Watermelon cubes chill drinks without diluting them," 25 July 2017 On the flip side, many an ice aficionada fills her trays with berries, flowers and herbs — frozen fossils that dress up chill concoctions. Leah Eskin, chicagotribune.com, "Genius watermelon cubes chill drinks without diluting," 19 June 2017

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First Known Use of aficionada

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aficionada

borrowed from Spanish, feminine of aficionado aficionado

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“Aficionada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aficionada. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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