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Another word for connoisseur


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