- The definition of an aficionado is a person who is a fan of something.
A groupie who follows his favorite musical act from town to town is an example of an aficionado.
aficionado definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Spanish past participle of aficionar ; from Midieval Latin an unverified form affectionare, to like, be devoted to ; from Classical Latin affectio: see affection
aficionado definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. a·fi·cio·na·dos
Origin: Spanish, past participle of aficionar, to induce a liking for, from afición, liking, from Latin affectiō, affectiōn-; see affection.
aficionado - Computer Definition
A Spanish word that means fan, devotee, enthusiast, etc. There are loyal aficionados of every subject in the computer field.