Origin of mavenYiddish from LHeb m?vin
A wine maven.
The definition of a maven is an expert.
An example of a maven is someone who knows all about wine.
A person who has special knowledge or experience; an expert.
Origin of mavenYiddish meyvn from Hebrew mēbîn active participle of hēbîn to understand derived stem of bîn to discern byn
- (chiefly US) A self-styled expert in a given field.
- Pam is a coffee maven; she knows so much about coffee.
- She also has become an entrepreneur by starting several businesses - a bed and breakfast with her husband, Dean McDermott, two jewelry businesses (Maven and the Tori Spelling Collection) and a children's clothing line (Little Maven).
- The Jessica Simpson bikini collection and her other fashion ventures are slowly proving that not only does this fashion maven have the looks of a goddess, but the business savvy skills of a CEO executive.
- DIY Wedding Cakes: Martha Stewart, the maven of all things do-it-yourself, offers a photographic slideshow that features instructions for dessert sorbets, a paneled cake, mini chocolate cakes, and more.
- While Vuitton wallets are indeed rather costly, the quality of the denim used on their monogram denim wallets is sure to make the wallet a worthwhile investment for any fashion maven.
- She's also quickly proving herself quite the fashion maven, showing up at Nickelodeon's Teen Choice Awards in a sparkling Stella McCartney dress and satin magenta peep-toe heels.