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noun as in fan


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Sarnoff said that Warner’s strategy is actually in the interest of the exhibitor industry, despite criticism from theater aficionados like Nolan and cinema chains themselves.

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If you’ve ever dressed up as a character from your favorite movie series, or read a 200,000-word story about that character written by a fellow aficionado, you might be part of a fandom.

As any aficionado of musical theater will surely tell you, all but the most remarkable of shows suffer from what’s often called the “second-act slump,” and “The Prom” is no exception.

Typically hosted at the height of the summer in Aspen, when tech aficionados fly in from all over, this year’s conference is all virtual.

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As a lifelong hiking aficionado, I can confidently say that this trail was one of my all-time top five.

So she was an aficionado of classical music, for soundtracks or otherwise?

For the aficionado or the neophyte, Comics is a useful overview of a richly creative period in a burgeoning art.

One wine aficionado had given up on finding an ale she actually liked.

Her parents had promised the horse aficionado her very own equine companion when she turned 10.

As one hardcore football aficionado chatted to me, “the teams blow, so really who cares.”

Every man and boy in Spain is an aficionado, a bullfight "fan," a frantic bullfight "bug."

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aficionado, such as: connoisseur, devotee, enthusiast, and fanatic.

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