- an expert or connoisseur.
Origin of maven
Examples from the Web for mavin
Historical Examples of mavin
Neither he nor any other was aware that Mavin Newton had seen or been seen by a soul after the commission of his crime.
Young Mavin sent that there money back to his father in a letter to be give to the church—and the ol' man burned it.
- US an expert or connoisseur
Word Origin for maven
1965, from Yiddish meyvn, from Hebrew mebhin, literally "one who understands." Plural is mayvinim.