Examples of maven in a Sentence
an investment maven, he was doing well even when the market was doing poorly
a science-fiction maven who could talk for hours about fictional technology
Recent Examples of maven from the Web
Not only is the design by a world-renowned firm, Pierre-Yves Rochon LLC, but the spa is La Prairie and the salon is by Hollywood's go-to color maven Tracey Cunningham.
As the preliminary round comes to a close, the Star-Telegram's fashion maven Courtney Ortega talks about what the 30 competitors are wearing.
After it was widely revealed that Montana congressional candidate and body-slammer Greg Gianforte was born in San Diego, several social media mavens noted how San Diego so often has a connection to big news.
The whole thing, of course, is a social-media maven’s dream.
As reported by Refinery29, makeup maven James Charles took to his Instagram to show his almost 2 million followers a hot new contouring hack.
Hong Kong's most notorious media maven is 46 but looks well under 30.
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Origin and Etymology of maven
Yiddish meyvn, from Late Hebrew mēbhīn
First Known Use: 1950See Words from the same year
MAVEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maven for English Language Learners
: a person who knows a lot about a particular subject
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