- 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
The last time a bottle of the 1774 vin jaune was opened was in 1994 for a tasting by 24 oenologists, scientists and wine connoisseurs, according to The Guardian.
Beauty product connoisseurs, including many Allure editors, know that a trick to cultivating an impressive collection of products is to snag them on sale.
But connoisseurs of piano music treasure his legacy of superb recordings and his recitals, which are always memorable events. Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire will perform Sunday, April 22, at the Folly Theater.
Robert loved many different genres of music, and was a jazz enthusiast, as well as a connoisseur of good food and fine wines.
Along with a few millionaire fishermen—acolytes include entrepreneur Toby Rowland (husband of Plum Sykes) and Evgeny Lebedev (newspaper mogul and London socialite)—the Russian far east attracts hardcore heli-skiers and wildlife connoisseurs.
But to a large number of baseball fans and connoisseurs of literary nonfiction best sellers, not to mention (and this is key) hundreds of people who currently work in baseball front offices, Williams isn’t any of those things.
Except among connoisseurs of theater, her name has never been as well-known as that of a Streep or Langella.
Emily Ratajkowski, model, designer, and spaghetti connoisseur, is the new face of hair brand Kérastase.
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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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