Connoisseur synonyms

kŏn'ə-sûr', -so͝or'
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(--- Law) A public official who hears and decides cases brought in court.
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A person who enjoys and has a discriminating taste for fine foods and beverages
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Power assigned to another; authorization:
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A person with refined taste, especially one who enjoys superb food and drink.
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A physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery, especially one who is certified by a board of physicians:
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A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
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A connoisseur in eating and drinking, someone who takes their food considerably more seriously than most.
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A follower of Epicurus or his philosophy
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Such a person whose profession is to write or broadcast such judgments of books, music, paintings, sculpture, plays, films, television, etc., as for a newspaper
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In some transistors, the region or layer of semiconductor material, acting as an electrode, that receives the electric current from the base
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A person who enjoys and has a discriminating taste for foods
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A person given to excess in the consumption of food and drink; a greedy or ravenous eater.
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A person displaying great technical skill in some fine art, esp. in the performance of music
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(Informal) An expert or connoisseur, often, specif., a self-proclaimed one
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(Slang) A person who professes great interest in culture and the arts
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A piece of soft material, such as velvet or leather, often mounted on a block and used for polishing.
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Someone possessing superior or specialized knowledge in a particular field; a connoisseur.
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Alternative form of maven.
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An ignorant and stupid person
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A person highly sensitive to art and beauty
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One who dabbles in an art or a field of knowledge.
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One that determines or strongly influences current trends or styles, as in fashion or the arts.
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Synonym Study

  • Dilettante originally referred to one who appreciates art as distinguished from one who creates it, but is now chiefly used disparagingly of one who dabbles superficially in the arts
  • Aesthete , although applied to one highly sensitive to art and beauty, is often used derogatorily to connote effeteness or decadence
  • A connoisseur is one who has expert knowledge or a keen discrimination in matters of art and, by extension, in any matters of taste a connoisseur of fine foods
Find another word for connoisseur. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for connoisseur, like: judge, epicure, authority, bon-vivant, woman of taste, specialist, expert, gourmet, epicurean, critic and collector.