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Definition of "connoisseurs" [connoisseurs]

  • Plural form of connoisseur. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "connoisseurs" in a sentence
  • "It seems that certain connoisseurs were not averse to engineering breakages so that precious vessels could be mended in this way, and beyond the sinuous lines — some exquisitely fine, occasionally spidery and nervous, others unctuous, broad, plump, and fluid — the volatile elements of chance and happenstance, in other words the randomness of these sudden breakages, lends to this art its clever brinkmanship with the big twin concepts of time and impermanence."
  • "Hoskins, though a painter of less merit, had had the honour of painting His Majesty King Charles I., his Queen, and many members of the Court; and had passed through the varying fortunes of a fashionable portrait-painter, whose position, leaning as it does on the fickle approbation of the connoisseurs, is always liable to be wrested from him by a younger rival."
  • "The word connoisseurs are well suited for the monumental task of researching and documenting native tongues; they speak 25 languages between them."