[ mey-vuh n ]
/ ˈmeɪ vən /
an expert or connoisseur.
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Origin of maven
1960–65; < Yiddish < Hebrew: connoisseur
Words nearby maven
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Example sentences from the Web for mavins
The point is, you'll go to Mavins and make my excuses to Sir John.
He and Lady Meredith want us to go straight to Mavins for a week.
British Dictionary definitions for mavins
/ (ˈmeɪvən) /
US an expert or connoisseur
Word Origin for maven
C20: from Yiddish, from Hebrew mevin understanding
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