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connoisseur

(noun) A person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts.

Synonyms: cognoscente

Usage: I brought the painting to the world's best art connoisseurs, and they all agreed that it was an authentic Picasso and would fetch millions at auction.
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A connoisseur is a person who, through study and interest, has a fine appreciation for something, like the connoisseur who can identify the clarinet player on a jazz recording by the sound of his inhalations alone.

A connoisseur is an authority in his field, someone who has expert knowledge and training, especially in the arts. A connoisseur may also be someone with an extremely developed sense of taste, like the connoisseur who can identify rare wine by a flavor others can't even detect. Then again, some people call themselves connoisseurs of just about anything they like — pizza, old vinyl albums, even cartoons — because they know so much about it.



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"I who have been involved with all styles of painting can assure you that the only things that fluctuate are the waves of fashion which carry the snobs and speculators; the number of true connoisseurs remains more or less the same." Pablo Picasso
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Noun 1. connoisseur - an expert able to appreciate a fieldconnoisseur - an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts
cognoscente
authority - an expert whose views are taken as definitive; "he is an authority on corporate law"
aesthete, esthete - one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature
wine lover - a connoisseur of fine wines; a grape nut
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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