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Definition of "maven" []

  • A person who has special knowledge or experience; an expert. (noun)
  • An expert or connoisseur (noun)

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Use "maven" in a sentence
  • "SAFIRE: Well, language maven, and maven, of course, is a Yiddish word for connoisseur."
  • "The word maven Luntz is a sharp character, but he's more interested in "message development" than in searching for truth."
  • "Rachael Ray, the ever-perky talk show host/” 30-Minute Meal” maven, is upset over rumors about her marriage being on the rocks."