Since, then I have become an aficionado of the publicly uttered F-word.
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So she was an aficionado of classical music, for soundtracks or otherwise?
Each is expertly introduced by Michael Sims, an aficionado of the genre.
Greenspan comes across as an adrift theoretician, an aficionado of models with no relevance to the real world.
Shushannah Walshe came aboard as our Sarah Palin aficionado.
Every man and boy in Spain is an aficionado, a bullfight "fan," a frantic bullfight "bug."
1845, from Spanish aficionado "amateur," specifically "devotee of bullfighting," literally "fond of," from afición "affection," from Latin affectionem (see affection). "Most sources derive this word from the Spanish verb aficionar but the verb does not appear in Spanish before 1555, and the word aficionado is recorded in the 1400's" [Barnhart]. In English, originally of devotees of bullfighting; in general use by 1882.