The definition of a connoisseur is a person who is an expert at something or who has informed and discriminating taste.noun
An example of connoissuer is an art expert who only likes certain great artists.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: Fr (now connaisseur) < OFr conoisseor, a judge, one well versed < conoistre < L cognoscere, to know: see cognition
- connoisseurship noun
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- A person with expert knowledge or training, especially in the fine arts.
- A person of informed and discriminating taste: a connoisseur of fine wines.
Origin: Obsolete French, from Old French connoisseor, from connoistre, to know, from Latin cognōscere, to learn, know; see cognition.
- conˌnois·seurˈshipˌ noun