Definition of connoisseur
- a connoisseur of fine wines
She is a connoisseur of African art.
a forthcoming exhibit at the art museum that is eagerly awaited by connoisseurs of ancient Greek pottery
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ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, crackerjack (also crackajack), expert, fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), past master, scholar, shark, virtuoso, whiz, wizard;
: a person who knows a lot about something (such as art, wine, food, etc.) : an expert in a particular subject
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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