- a connoisseur of fine wines
Examples of connoisseur in a Sentence
- Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, now starring in Broadway's A Raisin in the Sun, takes his grooming rituals seriously. "I take a bath around 3 a.m. when I get home to wind down. I'm a bath connoisseur," says Combs, 34. "I have bath salts, bath beads—I can make you the best bath in the world." —Ann Marie Cruz, People, 14 June 2004
- Police reporting had made me a connoisseur of auto accidents. Some people could tell a fake Rembrandt from the real thing; I could tell a run-of-the-mill fender bender from a real accident. —Russell Baker, The Good Times, 1989
- It was apple juice. Ortiz watched him drink it with all the delicacy of a wine connoisseur sampling new bordeaux. —Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, (1988) 1989
- He was a voracious reader, a strong critic, an art connoisseur in certain directions, a collector of books, but above all he was a man of the world by profession, and loved the contacts—perhaps the collisions—of society. —Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams, 1907
She is a connoisseur of African art.
a forthcoming exhibit at the art museum that is eagerly awaited by connoisseurs of ancient Greek pottery
Recent Examples of connoisseur from the Web
In the corpse flower, the volatile odor is dispersed by the heat the flower generates as the phallus-like bloom emerges, attracting carrion beetles and similar connoisseurs.
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Johnson, 31, is a writer, researcher and avid connoisseur of Los Angeles history.
But fear not, urban spelunkers and cavern connoisseurs: Bagley said the city hopes to offer more tours, perhaps in October, to commemorate Massachusetts Archaeology Month.
As connoisseurs and even investors around the world have bought up stocks of Japanese whisky, Nikka and other distillers have been forced to innovate, releasing whiskies without age statements that excel in their own ways.
But connoisseurs know that a dash of vinegar draws out the richness of the broth and that cutting the noodles ruins the consistency.
Motor City Soul Stomp (Photo: John Froelich/Special to the Detroit Free Press) A trio of connoisseurs of superb soul music join forces each month at the Marble Bar for an all-vinyl dance party.
Andy Cohen The future talk show host and Real Housewives connoisseur joined forces with his real-life best friend as a shoe salesman in Season 6.
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CONNOISSEUR Defined for English Language Learners
: a person who knows a lot about something (such as art, wine, food, etc.) : an expert in a particular subject
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