Definition of 'connoisseur'

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Top pick The edition of the franchise favoured by the true connoisseur returns for a ninth series. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And soon the leading art connoisseurs will have a new cultural capital to discover. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It shows a true connoisseur at work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the true connoisseur of classification would have to concede that utility is not the point. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A connoisseur's erudite choice ups the ante vastly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My mother does not work, but she's an art connoisseur. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Not exactly the connoisseur's choice, is it? Times, Sunday Times (2007) True hi-fi connoisseurs may well murmur'of course! Times, Sunday Times (2015)We clock them in and clock them out for, at such times, you become a connoisseur of the small picture. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Artists and art connoisseurs saw in Friedrich only a kind of mystic, because they themselves were only looking out for the mystic. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)For instance, I fashion myself a connoisseur of art. Christianity Today (2000)


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Translations for 'connoisseur'

British English: connoisseur NOUN
A connoisseur is someone who knows a lot about the arts, food, drink, or some other subject.
I'm told you're something of an art connoisseur.


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