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doyen

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  1. 1 a person with long experience in a specified area considered the doyen of American art critics Synonyms of doyen veteran, old hand, old-timer, stager, vet, warhorseWords Related to doyen doyenne; adept, dab hand [chiefly British], expert, guru, hand, master, maven (also mavin), past master, pro, professionalNear Antonyms of doyen apprentice, cub; boot, novitiate; amateur, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationerAntonyms of doyen beginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro

  2. 2 the senior member of a group he's the doyen of American museum directors, and his opinion has considerable weight Synonyms of doyen dean, elder, elder statesman, éminence grise, nestor, seniorWords Related to doyen better, superior; old hand, old-timer, vet, veteranNear Antonyms of doyen doyenne; inferior, subordinate, underling; beginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyroAntonyms of doyen baby, junior


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